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    This course is designed to familiarize early childhood educators with a general overview of the needs of children with disabilities, developmental delays, and those "at-risk" for developmental delays from birth to pre-kindergarten. Emphasis will be given to identifying and understanding children with special needs within the context of the family, noting the importance of cultural sensitivity. Topics will include an examination of typical and atypical development of young children, disabilities, developmental risk factors including low incidence, the rights and role of the family, and service delivery models.
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