Course Code: ECAS 5509
Academic Year: 2019-2020
Students will integrate theory and practice by working with a resource teacher/consultant in settings which provide services to children and adults with special needs and their families. Students will observe and analyze the role of the resource teacher in direct and/or consultant roles. They will work team members to assess and program for children and adults with special needs and their families. Students will learn to work closely with families, child-care teams and the community to develop family support plans and to facilitate the process of inclusion. They will facilitate problem solving and mutual decision-making throughout the consultation process. Students will take an active role in developing community networks and educational resources.