This course examines collaborative relationships involved in education of preschool and school age youngsters with severe disabilities. Specific topics include teaming models, working with related services and medical personnel, friendships and peer support, integrated therapy/education approaches, interactions with family members and community agencies, working with paraprofessionals, inclusion of individuals with severe disabilities into school and community settings, and the influence of cultural and community factors on interaction and collaboration.

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00