ED 130: Special Ed Classroom Teacher

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

July 2015
“This two-unit introductory course addresses students with disabilities and how schools can provide them with the full array of educational opportunities offered to other students. The course examines the needs and rights of exceptional students in the general education classroom. The course will survey the legal and organizational contexts of referral, identification, assessment, and programming for students with disabilities in K-12 education. The role of the general education teacher in the processes of identification and diagnosis of unique learning needs, consideration of cultural and linguistic characteristics, program development including instructional techniques material modification, collaboration with families and support personnel will be highlighted. This course encompasses competencies required by Title 5 Regulations: Section 80032.2 and Section 44259 related to special education training for classroom teachers."

Course Type

Upper Division