This course focuses on a wide variety of topics and issues related to Traumatic Brain Injury. Many different aspects of the student with a traumatic brain injury are examined from a variety of different vantage points and perspectives. Course content includes defining characteristics of TBI, impact of cognitive, communicative, physical/motor deficits, structure and function of the hemispheres/lobes of the brain, use of medical assessment results and coordination/collaboration with the hospital/rehabilitation facility, collaboration with other school team members and their roles with TBI assessment and therapy, frequency of assessment and IEPs, behavioral and social/emotional implications and challenges and collaboration with the families. The expected student outcome is demonstration of knowledge and awareness regarding major issues related to Traumatic Brain Injury.
Number of Units: 9.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for San Diego County Office of Education Added Authorization Candidates.
Course Format: Online
Location: San Diego County Office of Education
Audience: This course is specifically for teachers who hold a preliminary or clear Education Specialist Credential and seek to add an authorization to that credential
Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.
Enrollment Open Through: May 21, 2023 (11:59pm PST)
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