Counseling Psychology and Special Education

Curriculum and Instruction: Severe Disabilities

Curriculum and Instruction: Severe Disabilities
Strategies for designing and implementing educational programs, curricula, and teaching methods for students with severe disabilities. Application of course concepts will occur in a local school district each week.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to special education program or instructor's consent.
 NoteFor Severe undergraduate students only.
 ProgramsContaining CPSE 453
Course Outcomes: 

Standards-based planning

1. Write standards-based PLAAFP statements, IEP and unit goals, and lesson objectives.


2. Use research-supported methods for academic and nonacademic instruction of individuals with severe disabilities.

Lesson planning

3. Create assessment-based lesson plans including appropriate adaptations and technology for individuals with disabilities and from diverse backgrounds.

Instructional decisions

4. Demonstrate the design and use of curriculum-based measurements to make instructional decisions.