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EDUC 6540 Ed Implications/Sensory, Motor & Health Impairments (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course addresses the impact of physical disabilities on learning. Emphasis is placed on the educational needs of children with cerebral palsy, visual impairment, or hearing loss in combination with intellectual disability. Basic anatomy of the eye and ear are covered along with the common causes of vision and hearing loss. This course prepares teachers to perform functional vision and hearing evaluations and to translate those findings into appropriate classroom accommodations and adaptations. Many children with disabilities have unmet sensory integration needs that influence their behavior and subsequent readiness to learn.


Instructor(s): Thomas Miller

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13