2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog > Academic Programs and Courses > Special Education and Rehabilitation > SPED - Special Education Courses > 100 > SPED 105
The purpose of this course is to develop a foundation of understanding of the past and present perspective of individuals with disabilities and how this history had led to special education legislation and law. The course will develop knowledge about the nature and needs of learners with exceptionalities and their families, recognition of the existing and emerging models of services and the educational law supporting the individual’s rights to an appropriate education. All students are required to complete 20 hours of field experience. Proof of appropriate clearances is required.
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