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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDSP 680 - Characteristics of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (3 credits)

Course is an in-depth study of the unique learning and behavioral characteristics of individuals with intellectual disabilities, ranging in age from preschool to adult, with a focus on mild to moderate disabilities. Topics include historical development of the field of intellectual disabilities (mental retardation); theoretical models; etiological factors; cognitive, social, emotional, behavioral, and physical/health characteristics; models of assessment and intervention, including technological advances; transition programs and services; community programs and provisions; issues and trends, including legislation and litigation; and the impact of intellectual disabilities on academic and social/emotional performance. F, Odd Years.