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Education and Psychology of the Exceptional Child - EDUC 390 Resource Guide

The study of teaching children with exceptionalities.

Who Are Exceptional Learners?

 The Council for Exceptional Children lists the following terms and definitions taken from the individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

  • Autism
  • Deaf-blindness
  • Deafness
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Mutliple Disabilities
  • Orthopedic Impairment
  • Other Health Impairment
  • Specific Learning Disability
  • Speech or Language Impairment
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Visual Impairments including blindness
  • Development Delay
  • At-risk
  • Gifted and Talented

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