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Graduate Catalog 2014-15 
Graduate Catalog 2014-15 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BLS 5945 - Itinerancy and Effective School Collaboration

This course is designed to prepare educators of the blind and visually impaired to work effectively within school systems utilizing an itinerant teaching model. Legal issues related to providing educational services within schools will be stressed, including federal and state laws pertaining to special education with emphasis on those that are specific to blindness and visual impairment. Both the IEP and IFSP process will be thoroughly covered, including how to develop, implement, and monitor effective educational goals. Effective communication strategies for working with other educators and families will also be emphasized.

Credits: 2 hours

Restrictions Restricted to masters in teachers of the visually impaired, orientation and mobility, and orientation and mobility for children.
Notes: Open to Graduate students only.

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