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SPE 105 - Introduction to Developmental Disabilities

Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 3
Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the health and developmental problems of persons with cognitive impairment (CI). Emphasis is placed on gaining knowledge of the various syndromes typical in CI populations and learning to recognize medical symptoms. Attention will also be given to developing an understanding of prescribed drugs’ potential uses and side effects, as well as other potential health and environmental issues for persons with cognitive impairments.

Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: SPE 100  or EDUC 200  if not taken previously. ECE 110  or EDUC 110  if not taken previously.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Fall
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