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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Fall 2003

PSY 341K • Early Childhood Intervention

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
41120 W
4:00 PM-7:00 PM
SZB 432
GREEN, V

Course Description

This course has been designed to appeal to students who have an interest in working with young children and their families. When a child is born with a disability or is at risk for developmental delay the child and his/her family are entitled to receive a range of services from the State for up to three years. These services are provided by Early Intervention Specialists. Thus the primary aim of this course is to provide you with an orientation to the professional discipline of Early Childhood Intervention. This course aims to: -Improve your knowledge about the unique development issues of children with special needs. -Increase your understanding of supporting a child with a disability from the family’s perspective. -Increase your understanding of the services provided by Early Intervention Specialists in Texas.

Grading Policy

2 Exams (50%) 2 Reaction papers (10%) Assistive Technology Lab visit and report (10%) Group Project – Case Study Report (20%) Group Presentation (10%)

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