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Understanding Developmental Disabilities
This course explores the various developmental disabilities of children. Participants discuss the nature, causes, symptoms, and treatment of developmental disabilities from the prenatal stage through adulthood. The wide-ranging impacts that developmental disabilities can have on the family, other caregivers, and on the child’s education are explored. Additional information on the evolution of services, current trends, current legislation in special education, and advocacy for individuals and families is also provided. Services and resources are explored.