SPED 462 - Language Development and Differences

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This course is designed to prepare candidates to identify students with language differences and to effectively design and implement instruction for students with language disorders or differences. Topics include normal acquisition of speech and language from infancy through adolescence, developmental milestones, theories related to language acquisition, socio-cultural influences, differences in typical development, English Language Learners, and strategies and adaptations to facilitate language development and learner success. 20 hours of Reading Endorsement internship with a culturally/linguistically diverse population.

Prerequisite(s): EDUC 122; EDUC/SPED 293.

Offered each semester.

This course information is from the 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog. View this catalog.