This course introduces students to the field of learning and behavior disorders. It is designed for those interested in recognizing and understanding learning disabilities, attention-deficit/hyperactivity, conduct disorders, intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, emotional disorders, and physical impairments that impact learning. The course will cover biological and psychosocial risk factors, current theoretical approaches to the development of disorders, and education and intervention strategies. Successful completion of the course's autism unit provides State Education Department certification in Training in the Needs of Students with Autism. Three class hours.
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