SPE 505 — Inclusion, Consultation and Collaboration for Meaningful Access to Curriculum
This course examines best practices for teaching children preschool through secondary with disabilities in inclusive settings. The focus is on identifying and adapting for students’ instructional needs utilizing the Massachusetts Curriculum frameworks. Topics include: educational terminology; team teaching and collaboration; preparing,
implementing, and evaluating IEP’s; design or modification of curriculum and materials; reasonable accommodations; teaching techniques; behavior management strategies, and ways to prepare and maintain students in general education; relationship of related services and family members, and assessment strategies for team effectiveness and student learning.