Offered by: Alison
Course Language: English
Course Level 3: Advanced
Estimated Study Time: 2-3 hours
This course serves as an introduction to the field of special education. The course begins by outlining core elements of special education, including the change in educational legalization in recent years with particular emphasis on legislation in the United States. The responsibilities of teachers and trainers are also detailed, along with the individual educational plan (IEP).
The course describes the most frequent disabilities encountered in the classroom: learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), intellectual disabilities, behavioral disorders, and physical disabilities and sensory impairments.
The course provides key information about each of these disabilities and describes practical strategies on how to assist and teach students with these disabilities.
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