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24. Annotations to recognize additional pedagogical knowledge, skills, and experiences for Teaching Students with Severe or Multiple Disabilities for certificates for teaching students with disabilities in early childhood, or childhood, or middle childhood, or adolescence; students who are blind or visually impaired; students who are deaf or hard of hearing; and students with speech and language disabilities

General requirements: N/A

Program-Specific Requirements

Coursework

The program shall include the following:

(i) characteristics of learners with severe or multiple disabilities;

(ii) development of collaborative partnerships for the benefit of students with severe or multiple disabilities;

(iii) assessment, diagnosis, and evaluation of students with severe or multiple disabilities;

(iv) curriculum development and varied methods of instructing students with severe or multiple disabilities;

(v) assistive and instructional technology in the teaching and learning of students with severe or multiple disabilities; and

(vi) planning and managing learning environments for individuals with severe or multiple disabilities, including post-school expectations, opportunities, and planning.

Field Experiences: college-supervised field experiences of at least 50 clock hours teaching students with severe or multiple disabilities.

 

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