Early childhood inclusion is examined through a variety of lenses including early start, natural environments, typical early learning settings and special education. Course content includes the characteristics of the most prevalent qualifying disabilities for children birth through five and the developmentally appropriate interventions and strategies for implementing instructional, behavioral and social-emotional strategies and supports. Early childhood providers will acquire knowledge regarding current, research-based practices for accommodations, adaptations, collaborating with various service providers, positive behavior supports and implementing inclusive strategies within early care and education environments where all children flourish together.
Number of Units: 2.0 - 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours, choose one option only
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for family child care providers, general education teachers, special education teachers, related service providers, paraprofessionals, practitioners, coordinators and site and district administrators who support children of all abilities in early care and education settings.
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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.
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Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.
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