Academic Catalogs

Special Education (SPED)

SPED C3001 Unit (18 lecture hours)  
Strategies and Technology for School Success  

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

Students with learning challenges will be introduced to practical study skills and the benefits of using smart devices and apps at school, home, and work to help build independence and success. Pass/No Pass. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

SPED C3013 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Cognitive Strategy Building  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

This course is designed to help survivors of brain injury and their caretakers learn to build and apply cognitive strategies to help with adjustment to life after brain injury. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

SPED C3023 Units (54 lecture hours)  
A Guide to Brain Injury  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

This course is designed to help family members of brain injured adults deal with the cognitive, physical, and social changes that can be associated with life after brain injury. Noncredit. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

SPED C3033 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Community Re-Integration  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

This course is designed to help survivors of brain injury and their caretakers learn about how to re-enter the community. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

SPED C3041.5 Units (27 lecture hours)  
Post-Concussion Cog Retraining  
Prerequisite(s): SPED C070N and acceptance into ABI Program.

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

Formerly SPED C007. This course is designed to assist those with persistent post-concussion syndrome who are actively working or completing college coursework full-time. Students learn to deal with and compensate for the various cognitive and psychosocial issues commonly experienced after brain injury. The class focuses on executive function skills (organization, time management, problem-solving, decision-making, etc.) as well as memory, practical note-taking, and strategies for success. An emphasis is placed on the integration of technology as a cognitive prosthetic to assist with daily challenges. Pass/No Pass only. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

SPED C3052-3 Units (18 lecture hours; 54-108 lab hours)  
Cognitive Retraining for Acquired Brain Injury Survivors  
Prerequisite(s): completion of SPED 070N and acceptance into the ABI Program.

Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

Formerly C055. This program is designed to assist those with brain injuries learn to deal with and compensate for the various cognitive and psychosocial issues commonly experienced after brain injury. The program focuses on executive function skills (organization, time management, problem-solving, decision-making, etc.) as well as memory, practical note-taking, study strategies and career development/transition. An emphasis is placed on the integration of technology as a cognitive prosthetic to assist with daily challenges. Pass/No Pass. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

SPED C40716-108 Hours (16-108 lab hours)  
Beginning Reading  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Designed to assist students with developmental delays in acquiring beginning reading skills. Emphasis of the course will be on pre-reading skills, knowledge of the alphabet, phonetic pronunciation, and sight word vocabulary. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

SPED C45516-108 Hours (16-108 lab hours)  
Mobility Training  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Designed to teach students with developmental disabilities to travel within their communities with minimal dependence upon others. Simulated experiences in the classroom will be combined with training in the neighborhood and community at large. Class size will be limited, and all students will be tested for class readiness prior to enrollment. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)