Jun 14, 2024  
2021 Siena Heights University Catalog 
    
2021 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SED 582 Methods and Strategies for Teaching Individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment


2 credit hours

During this course, the student will examine research-based instructional learning programs appropriate for students with mild cognitive impairment, K-adult. In addition, students will design, implement, and evaluate age-appropriate individual and small group interventions for students with mild cognitive impairments based on best practices and research. These interventions will include, but not be limited to, academic, daily living skills, prevocational skills, and personal care skills. Modifications to standard curricula for students with mild cognitive impairments in K-12 settings will be studied and practiced. Communication of these to other professionals will be studied and practiced. Assessments (norm-referenced, criterion-referenced, and curriculum-based) will be explored and implemented. Discussed in this class will be the construction of age-appropriate environments (school, work, living, recreation) that facilitate growth and learning. Students will explore all factors related to the IEP, RTI, ITP and 504 processes. Twenty (20) clock hours in a setting with children with mild cognitive impairment are required.



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