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2020 - 2021 CNM Catalog, Volume 52 
2020 - 2021 CNM Catalog, Volume 52 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

SPED 2250 - Foundations of Special Education

3 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the alternative licensure program.
Examines the historical and legal basis for special education services for students with disabilities. Course competencies are built upon national, state, and professional standards and include understandings of 1) the exceptionality categories included in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, 2004) and NM State Law; 2) the responsibilities of educators and school systems to students with disabilities, including the role of professional ethics; and 3) the importance of and strategies for collaborating with families and other professionals. Students participate in a 25-hour school-based practicum.

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