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Special Education for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Children

This course helps students develop the insights and skills needed to work with special needs children who are linguistically and culturally diverse. Topics covered include legislation and litigation affecting second language learners, mainstreaming psychoeducational assessment, definitions and classifications, instruction models, and funding for the exceptional child. Approved for Human Relations credit by the New York City Department of Education. Prerequisites: EDUC 560 and EDUC 870 or permission of instructor.