Course Description

In the education system there are students identified as having severe disabilities otherwise known as low incidence. Severe Disabilities as identified by the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA 2004) fall under the following categories: hearing impairments, visual impairments, deaf/blindness, intellectual disabilities, orthopedic impairments, other health impairments, autism, traumatic brain injury and multiple disabilities. This course will examine the characteristics of individuals identified with severe disabilities, their unique educational and service delivery needs, family and community issues, theoretical approaches, as well as instructional strategies, application and supports.

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Section Title
Severe Disabilities
Sep 30, 2019 to Dec 06, 2019
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (3 units) $600.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook
Brown, F., McDonnell, J., & Snell, M. (2016). Instruction of Students with Severe Disabilities. (Eighth ed.) Boston: Pearson.
Section Notes

The registration deadline is October 7, 2019 by the end of the day

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU prior to the first class session will receive a 100% refund. Withdrawals submitted online within 7 days of the first class session will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the last class session. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

While this course has no formally scheduled class sessions, it does require weekly participation in class bulletin board discussions.

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