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Course Description

Special Education Part 1 acts as an introductory course into the theories and practices for understanding and identifying exceptionalities of students. This course explores creative program development and planning, as well as flexible integration models for assessment of students with special needs.

Course Outline

Topics in this course include:

  • Historical perspective on special education including Bill 82
  • Roles and responsibilities of teachers, parents, and the community
  • Government funding and special education
  • Inclusion
  • Organization of school-based teams
  • Flexible integration models
  • Modifications and accommodations in elementary and secondary classrooms
  • Paraprofessionals and special education
  • Understanding and identifying exceptionalities
  • Understanding the IPRC process
  • Assessment of students with special needs
  • Understanding and creating Individual Education Plans

Notes

Textbook

Special Education in Ontario Schools, latest edition

Bennet & Dworet, Highland Press

Books are available for purchase through the University of Windsor Bookstore. Visit their website at http://www.bookstore.uwindsor.ca/.

 

OSAP Funding for AQ Courses

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) now includes funding for hundreds of micro-credential programs. The micro-credentials plan ensures loans and grants will be available to more learners to rapidly upskill and reskill for in-demand jobs. Please be advised that this AQ course is on the list of eligible courses for OSAP funding. Please view the Micro-credential website for details and eligibility. https://www.ontario.ca/page/micro-credentials-ontarios-postsecondary-schools.

 

Who can get OSAP?

 https://www.ontario.ca/page/learn-about-osap#section-1

OSAP is open to Ontario residents of any age who are:

  • Canadian citizens
  • permanent residents, or
  • protected persons

 If you have questions regarding Micro-credential funding, please contact Student Awards and Financial Aid at award1@uwindsor.ca.

 

Prerequisites

  • Hold a “Certificate of Qualification” or “Interim Certificate of Qualification” showing basic qualifications in two divisions, i.e. Primary, Junior, Intermediate, or Senior. 
  • "Certificate of Qualification" must be in good standing.

NOTE:  Candidates who hold Technological Education qualifications but do not have any basic qualifications in Primary, Junior, Intermediate or Senior divisions are only eligible to register in Part 1 as specified by the Ontario College of Teachers. 

 

Important Notice: While we endeavour to be as accurate as possible while reviewing your qualifications for courses in our program, the Faculty of Education bears no responsibility for ensuring you have met the qualifications as per the guidelines of the Ontario College of Teachers. It is your responsibility to learn which prerequisites you will need. https://www.oct.ca/members/additional-qualifications/prerequisites

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Section Title
AQ Special Education, Part 1 (Spring 2022)
Section Schedule
Apr 26, 2022 to Jun 06, 2022
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $685.00
Reading List / Textbook

Special Education in Ontario Schools, latest edition

Bennet & Dworet.  

Highland Press

Books are available for purchase through the University of Windsor Bookstore. Visit their website at http://www.bookstore.uwindsor.ca/ 

Section Notes
The deadline to enroll in Spring 2022 courses is April 4, 2022. 
Section Title
AQ Special Education, Part 1 (Summer 2022)
Section Schedule
Jun 14, 2022 to Aug 29, 2022
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $685.00
Reading List / Textbook

Special Education in Ontario Schools, latest edition

Bennet & Dworet.  

Highland Press

Books are available for purchase through the University of Windsor Bookstore. Visit their website at http://www.bookstore.uwindsor.ca/ 

Section Notes
The deadline to enroll in Summer 2022 courses is May 23, 2022. 
Section Title
AQ Special Education, Part 1 (Fall 2022)
Section Schedule
Oct 11, 2022 to Nov 22, 2022
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $685.00
Reading List / Textbook

Special Education in Ontario Schools, latest edition

Bennet & Dworet.  

Highland Press

Books are available for purchase through the University of Windsor Bookstore. Visit their website at http://www.bookstore.uwindsor.ca/ 

Section Notes
The deadline to enroll in Fall 2022 courses is September 20, 2022. 
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