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SPED 421. Characteristics of Students with Learning and Behavior Disorders

Credits: 3
Department: Special Education
Description: Characteristics of and issues related to students with learning and behavior disorders including psychosocial, educational, vocational, and leisure outcomes.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Online Course.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify the etiology, characteristics, and classifications of learning disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders.
2. Identify the general developmental, academic, social and behavioral, and functional characteristics of students with disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders as they relate to levels of support needed.
3. Evaluate Minnesota special education eligibility criteria for students with disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders.
4. Use medical terminology to define medical conditions for students with disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders, including the role of other professionals in meeting educational needs.

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