SPED 515 – Transition Planning and Vocational Programming for Students with Disabilities, Part I

Course Information

Note: If you are a regularly admitted UIC student and wish to enroll in this course, you must enroll in the campus section of the course by using Student Self-Service.

College of Education

SPED 515 – Transition Planning and Vocational Programming for Students with Disabilities, Part I

College/Department: College of Education – Special Education

Program: Learning Behavior Specialist II ProgramAssistive Technology Leaders in Special Education (ATLiS)

Dates: 6/15/20 – 8/5/20

Credits: 3 graduate semester credit hours

Tuition/Fees: $486 per semester credit hour tuition.

Description: The course is designed to provide teachers with an overview of transition for individuals with disabilities. Areas addressed in this course include: (a) transition policy, legislation and conceptual models, issues related to transitioning CLD youth in urban settings, (b) overview of best practice, (c) self-determination, and (d) family involvement. The objectives of this course address those areas specific to the needs of adolescents and young adults with disabilities.

Course Objectives:

Students will identify and define key conceptual foundations relating to transition.
Students will be able to describe historical and current transition models.
Students will identify and define key transition and civil rights legislation.
Students will be able to define transition and identify best and promising practices in all areas of transition.
Students will explore the impact of student and family involvement on transition planning.

LBS II: This is a required course for the Learning Behavior Specialist II in the areas of Transition Specialist and Multiple Disabilities Specialist. It is recommended for LBS II students enrolled in the Adaptation Specialist area.

Prerequisites: Course offered to Graduate ONLY

LBS II: SPED 513 – Educational Implications of Learners with Low-Incidence and Multiple Disabilities and admission to the LBS II Program or admission as a doctorate student or consent of the instructor.

ATLiS: Must apply and be admitted into ATLiS program as a part of one of the program’s cohorts.

Textbook: For textbook information contact the instructor at lcushing@uic.edu

Audit Option: No

Instructor(s): Lisa Cushing

Location: This course meets online

Schedule: This course meets online

Enrollment Deadline: Two weeks prior to the first class

This course is a regular UIC campus course (listed in the UIC Schedule of Classes) in which a limited number of seats is available for continuing education students. If you are a regularly admitted UIC student and wish to enroll in this course, you must enroll in the campus section of the course by using Student Self-Service.

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