SPED6070-A Communication and Special Educ    (Fall 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details
Students registering for this course must also register for SPED0607. Students registering for this course must also registere for section "A" of SPED0607.

Session, Dates: 5 (10/20/2014 - 12/13/2014)

Days: APPT

Time: -

Location: Moon Campus


Seats Available: APPT

Credits: 3

Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location

Course Description

This course addresses normal language and communication development and the language development of students with exceptional needs. Students will examine the language-literacy connection or the impact of language and language delays in reading and writing. Specific research validated instructional strategies focusing on the assessment and development of social and academic language skills are emphasized. This course explores assistive technology as a research supported tool to improve access to and participation in the general education curriculum. In addition, students will examine assistive technology and secondary transition. Students will integrate assistive technology in lesson planning to meet students' individual needs.

Prerequisites: SPED6080 and SPED6085

Co-requisite: SPED0607

About The Instructor

Vicki J. Donne, D.Ed.

Associate Professor of Education

Coordinator, Masters in Special Education

412-397-5465 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 445