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.
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
- 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
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/.
- 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