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Course Descriptions


CHLD 207: Exceptional Child

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of CHLD 102 with a C or better, or concurrent enrollment
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

This survey course provides an overview of educational and evidence-based strategies supporting children with exceptional cognitive, social, physical, and emotional needs. Course explores current issues, including educational implications for children with special needs, their families, and community. Identification, intervention strategies, methods, and programs to meet the needs of children are presented. Study of applicable federal and state laws and requirements conducted, including: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Individualized Family Service Plan, Individualized Education Plan, and inclusive programs. Fulfills requirements of school Code, Article 21, 2a. 3 credit hours
IAI Major Code - ECE 913

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

Early Childhood Education Questions

Contact the Social Sciences Department

Early Childhood Practitioner Partnership Program at Heartland Community College