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Empowering Students With Disabilities (EF)

ID : 58667   
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Please note: Effective November, 2015, the registration process for this online class has changed. When enrolling, you will be directed to a new web page to complete your online registration.
New sessions of this class begin on the third Wednesday of each month, and each session covers six weeks of online training.  New lessons are released each Wednesday and Friday during those six weeks, and you will be able to complete the course work at your convenience – at any time of day or night.  To select a start date that works with your schedule, click the registration link at the end of the course description below.
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Teaching students with disabilities is a rewarding challenge, and this course gives you the tools you'll need to succeed.  No matter what grade you teach—from preschool through high school—you'll learn powerful strategies you can put to work immediately in your classroom. In addition, you'll gain the knowledge you need to understand and cope with the most common disabilities you'll encounter.

You'll start by putting yourself in the shoes of students with special needs as you explore a wide variety of disabilities ranging from autism spectrum disorder to cerebral palsy. Simulations and real-life stories will give you a firsthand look at what it's like to be a learner with special needs, and you'll see how common disabilities affect classroom behavior and learning.

Then comes the best part: solutions! In each lesson, you'll find dozens of tips for fostering the reading, writing, and math skills of students with special needs. In addition, you'll master techniques for helping these learners behave appropriately and make friends in your classroom. You'll also get the inside story on Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and transition plans, and you'll learn the most effective ways to collaborate with parents and professionals.

By the end of this course, you'll feel confident in your ability to help any student who comes through your door. You'll also discover that while the challenges can be big when you're teaching students with disabilities, the victories are big as well.

Course Revised May 2015


 

Class Details

6 Sessions
Online 24/7

Location
COURSE DETAILS

Instructor
Sara Hardin 

CEUs : 2.4

Tuition: 

$115.00


Registration Closes On
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/17/2018 - 12/7/2018 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Sara Hardin 

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Empowering Students With Disabilities (EF)
ID: 58666

09/12/18 - 11/02/18
Online 24/7

Location
COURSE DETAILS

Instructor
Sara Hardin

Call 952-358-8343 to register
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Normandale Community College - Continuing Education

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