2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Oct 21, 2020  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 6718 - Psychology of the Exceptional Individual


(5 cr.) Students in this course examine the cognitive, social-emotional, and psychomotor characteristics of individuals significantly deviating from the norm in behavior and/or adjustment. They learn ways to understand and work with individuals with learning disabilities (including emotional, behavioral, and intellectual disorders; autism; brain injury; hearing and vision loss; physical disabilities; and health disorders) and those who are gifted and talented. Students explore topical issues, including inclusion, transition to adulthood, and multicultural diversity. Through this course, students work toward gaining the knowledge and skills for developing research-based educational and therapeutic interventions.



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