Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: EDUC                                     Course Number: 252                                    
Course Title: Principles of Early Intervention: Needs of Infants, Toddlers and Children with Developmental Disabilities
Subject: Education
Minimum Credits: 2.0                                     Maximum Credits: 2.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course is designed to facilitate students' acquisition and demonstration of knowledge and skills about special needs of toddlers, infants and children birth to seven years of age with special needs. The course will explore cognitive, language and neuro-motor development; and related medical and psychosocial issues. Students will learn various strategies for including infants and toddlers with special needs in regular settings and the uses of instructional technologies and devices. Students will practice developing IFSPs/IEPs and related instructional goals and activities. Family-centered intervention and collaboration and the roles and responsibilities of professionals will be examined.

Prerequisite: ENGL 112 and EDUC 152.
Corequisite: Admission to the BA program at the Professional Level or permission of the chairperson.
  • 3 class hours. This course includes a supervised field placement.

Start Date:    01/29/2010                         End Date: