Video Lecture Topics

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Characteristics of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

This lecture focuses on an overview of terms and concepts of importance in special education.  Areas covered include: definition of special education, exceptionality, disability classifications, gender issues in special education, internalizing and externalizing behaviors, using correct language, accommodations and modifications, expectations for special educators, universal design for learning, inclusion and the difference between a disability and a handicap. Go to this Video Lecture - Click here


Exceptionality and Special Education

This lecture focuses on an overview of terms and concepts of importance in special education.  Areas covered include: definition of special education, exceptionality, disability classifications, gender issues in special education, internalizing and externalizing behaviors, using correct language, accommodations and modifications, expectations for special educators, universal design for learning, inclusion and the difference between a disability and a handicap. Go to this Video Lecture - Click here


Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

This lecture focuses on students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Topics covered include: definition of ASD, prevalence of ASD, possible causes of ASD, educational programming for students with ASD, characteristics of students with ASD, Asperger Syndrome and teaching students with ASD. Go to this Video Lecture - Click here


Students with Communication Disorders (Speech and Language Impairments)

This lecture focuses on students with communication disorders (speech and language impairments). Topics covered include: definition of a speech and language impairment, differences between speech versus language, types of speech disorders, characteristics of speech disorders, language disorders, characteristics of language disorders, causes of communication disorders and teaching strategies for students with communication disorders. - Click here


Teaching Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

This lecture focuses on teaching students with ADHD.  Topics covered include: definition of ADHD, types of ADHD, inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity, diagnosis of ADHD, problems associated with ADHD, prevalence, treatment recommendations, medications, behavioral therapy, and educational interventions. Go to this Video Lecture - Click here


Teaching Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

This lecture focuses on teaching students with emotional and behavioral disorders.  Topics covered include: overview of emotional disturbance (ED), definition of ED, social maladjustment, prevalence controversy, gender features of students with ED, age of identification of students with ED and education of students with ED. - Click here


Teaching Students with Intellectual Disabilities

This lecture focuses on teaching students with intellectual disabilities.  Topics covered include: definition of intellectual disabilities, adaptive behavior, IQ, prevalence, levels of intensities and support, degrees of intellectual disabilities, causes of intellectual disabilities, Down Syndrome, phenylketonuria (PKU), drugs and fetal alcohol syndrome, perinatal and postnatal causes of intellectual disabilities, characteristics of children with intellectual disabilities and classroom management strategies. Go to this Video Lecture - Click here


Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

This lecture focuses on teaching students with learning disabilities.  Topics covered include: definition of learning disabilities, processing disorders, visual processing, auditory processing, processing speed, types of learning disabilities, discrepancy formulas, causes of learning disabilities, characteristics of children with learning disabilities and teaching strategies. Go to this Video Lecture - Click here

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