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Course Description

This course will extend, develop and apply the understanding and knowledge obtaining upon completion of Part 1 theories and models in the design, delivery, programming, and assessment of special education. It focuses on learning disabilities in more detail and emphasizes classroom management and maintaining an inclusionary design.  

Course Outline

Topics in this course include:
  • Individual Education Plan and the inclusive classroom and parents as partners
  • Gifted students
  • Learning disabilities
  • Attention deficit disorder
  • Speech and language disorders
  • Behavior and emotional disorders
  • Mild intellectual disability
  • Low incidence exceptionalities
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Autism
  • Deaf and hard of hearing , blind and low vision
  • Physical and chronic medical conditions
  • Enhancing independent learning and living
  • Adapting assessment
  • Assistive technology: tools for learning

 

Notes

Textbooks

Inclusion of Exceptional Learners in Canadian Schools : A Practical Handbook for Teachers, 5th edition 

Nancy Hutchinson, ISBN: 9780134095882

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

Prerequisites

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

  • Hold a “Certificate of Qualification” showing basic qualifications in two divisions, i.e. Primary, Junior, Intermediate, or Senior.
  • Confirmation of Teaching Experience form, signed by a supervisory officer*, confirming one year of teaching experience completed after teacher’s certification. 

*The Ontario College of Teachers defines “supervisory official” as the Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent of the school board for a teacher employed by a Board of Education. (A principal or headmaster is not recognized in this capacity). For a teacher employed by a private school, the “supervisory official” is the Ministry of Education official (e.g. Education Officer) appointed to provide supervisory services to the school.  

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Section Title
AQ Special Education, Part 2 (Winter 2022)
Section Schedule
Jan 25, 2022 to Apr 11, 2022
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $685.00
Reading List / Textbook

Inclusion of Exceptional Learners in Canadian Schools : A Practical Handbook for Teachers, 5th edition 

Nancy Hutchinson, ISBN: 9780134095882

Books are available for purchase through the University of Windsor Bookstore. Please visit their website at www.bookstore.uwindsor.ca.

Section Notes

The deadline to enroll in Winter 2022 courses is January 3rd, 2022. 

 

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