Inclusion: Working with Students with Special Needs

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Course Description

Units: 3 
Price: $450

EDUC 3173. This course is designed to help you gain a better understanding of inclusion, one of the current educational reform movements that advocate for incorporating students with disabilities into general education classrooms. Learn to define key concepts and terms, identify and describe federal legislation and court cases and list and describe the federal definition of students entitled to special services. This course will discuss the roles and responsibilities of educators in providing special services to students in inclusive classrooms.


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