This course provides an introductory exploration of special education, the legal and theoretical foundations for supporting students with disabilities in schools and society, and disability studies in education. Students will learn about planning and providing inclusive instruction incorporating the principles of universal design for learning and evidence-based instructional tools and strategies for students with disabilities. This course emphasizes self-determined learning and includes a selfselected service-learning field placement supporting students with disabilities in a range of educational and community settings.
3 credits
Lower Division
The Capacities | Oral and Visual Communication
The Interdisciplinary Clusters | The Child and Adolescent