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SPED 420. Characteristics of Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Credits: 3
Department: Special Education
Description: Characteristics and development of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities including psychosocial, educational, vocational, and leisure outcomes.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

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






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