The Specialist in Education (Ed. S.) degree program with a concentration in Early Childhood Special Education includes coursework and practicum experiences that could lead to endorsement in Pre-Kindergarten Disabilities. Please contact the Florida Department of Education’s Bureau of Educator Certificate for any questions regarding endorsement.
|TAL 640||Typical and Atypical Child Development||3|
|TAL 641||Working with Families of Young Children with Disabilities: Strategies and Medical Issues||3|
|TAL 642||Evaluation and Assessment in Infant and Early Childhood Special||3|
|TAL 643||Intervention Strategies in Infant and Early Childhood Special Education||3|
|TAL 644||Early Childhood Curriculum Development||3|
|TAL 645||Methods for Communications and Language in Young Children with Disabilities||3|
|TAL 646||Working with Children who Exhibit Challenging Behaviors||3|
|TAL 648||Practicum/Internship with Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities (0-3 yrs.)||3|
|TAL 649||Practicum/Internship with Children with Disabilities (3-5 yrs.)||3|
|TAL 650||Early Reading Instruction and Literature for Young Children||3|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
Special Note: In addition to the required 30 credits, students in this program (a) may be assigned advanced level assignments within courses; (b) will be required to increase the level of implementation of the capstone project; and ( c) write a publishable paper based on the advocacy project and submit it a practitioner special education journal.