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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALP 3700 - Educational and Medical Aspects of Disabilities

Credits: 3 (2.5 + 1)

Prerequisite(s): Course participants must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution and have been hired by a Metro-area school or school district to teach in an area for which the candidate can meet grade level and content licensure requirements under the Alternative Licensure legislation, SB 09-160.

Description: This course provides an overview of the multidisciplinary needs of students with physical, communicative, cognitive, and sensory disabilities. Emphasis is placed on explaining the impact of medical needs on educational experiences. Principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) will be addressed. Teacher candidates must complete a 15-hour field experience in an assigned public school that provides services for students with severe disabilities.

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