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(Cross-listed as CSHD 0090) Overview of some of the special needs of preschool and elementary-age children who show a variation in typical development, such as variations in orthopedic, sensory, emotional, social, and cognitive development. The more recently designated special needs, such as childhood diseases, autism, fetal alcohol syndrome, HIV, and drug addiction are also presented. Distinguishing characteristics and developmental challenges are presented in each diagnostic category. Special focus is placed on families, school, community, and students. Includes observations and field trips. Recommendation: CSHD1 or permission of instructor. Restrictions: Students who have taken CSHD 190 cannot take CSHD 90.

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  • School of Arts & Sciences