2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 09, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC& 204 Introduction to Inclusive Education (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled General Transfer Elective
Course Description
Introductory course in recognition and identification of exceptionality in children from birth through high school (21). Includes policies and regulations concerning state and federal provisions of special education and related services, as well as adaptations for serving special needs students in general education classrooms.

Student Outcomes
1. Discuss the history, policies, current issues, and competencies that guide special education in the State of Washington.
2. Recognize core concepts and values that are essential to special education including confidentiality, person-first language, family-centered and culturally responsive practice, natural environments, inclusion, and Least Restrictive Environments.
3. Identify the milestones of human development and risk factors that may impact development.
4. Explain the IFSP/IEP/504 /Transition Plan sequence as carried out in the general education setting.
5. Describe evidence-based techniques and adaptations for supporting culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse children and their families.
6. Evaluate personal qualities including bias, stereotyping, empathy, and professional ethics in regard to working with families of children with disabilities.



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