Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3

EDU 222 – Learning with Behavioral Disorders

Prerequisites: EDU 144, and EDU 145 Corequisites: DRE 098

This course provides a comprehensive study of learners with behavioral disorders encompassing characteristics, assessments, placement alternatives, inclusive environments and family interventions. Topics include etiology of behavior disorders, appropriate intervention strategies, early intervention/special education referral processes, family and community partnerships, inclusive environments, and legislative mandates. Upon completion, students should be able to identify characteristics of behavior for which additional supports are needed, describe the referral processes, identify community resources, and the importance of collaboration with families/professionals, and recognize appropriate intervention strategies in inclusive environments.