PSY 410 Psychology of Special Needs in Children and Adolescents
This course examines atypical development of children and adolescents, including those with disabilities as well as those considered gifted and talented. Research on environmental, biological, and cognitive influences on development, as well as considerations for culturally and linguistically diverse children are explored. In addition to identifying the continuum of exceptional children, best practices for interventions and services for home, school, and transition to adulthood are included. Legal and ethical considerations are also considered.