Child and Family Services

CCD 215

Methods and Curricula for Persons With Developmental Disabilities

Course Description

This course will familiarize the student with the theoretical approaches of education for persons with special needs including a survey of various curricula.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the role of the teacher/caregiver in the identification of developmental problems and in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process.
  • Outline the major requirements of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
  • Summarize the different assessment protocols utilized for identifying children with special needs.
  • Explore key issues regarding readiness and pre-academic skills regarding children with special needs.
  • Explain specific activities which increase/stimulate cognitive development, including objectives, methods, and criteria for measurement of success.
  • Construct a task analysis of specific skills in the areas of self care, cognitive development, and socialization.
  • Prescribe the formation of appropriate goals and objectives for children and adults with special needs.
  • Contrast the various curricula used with children and adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Explain the Child Protection Law as related to mandated reporters.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2015; CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015

 215140352Methods Curri Dev Disabilities 3Miller N 14/22/0Open
W 06:00PM-08:52PMLA230

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