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The Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI)

CDCI Learning Center
Courses

graphic of hands being raised in class CDCI faculty teach a variety of courses related to the lives of people with disabilities. A list of these courses is provided here with links to additional information.

The courses may not be offered each semester or each year. Visit the UVM catalogue: UVM course catalogue page or contact us for further information.


CDCI Course List

  • CSD 311 - Interdisciplinary Seminar in Neurodevelopmental Disability 1
    Seminar exploring interdisciplinary process, collaborative teaming, cultural competence and family-centered care as they relate to children and families affected by neurodevelopmental and related disabilities.
  • For more information and registration visit: Online course list: CSD 311


  • CSD 312 - Interdisciplinary Seminar in Neurodevelopmental Disability 2
    Seminar exploring interdisciplinary process, collaborative teaming, cultural competence and family-centered care as they relate to children and families affected by neurodevelopmental and related disabilities.
  • For more information and registration visit: Online course list: CSD 312


  • ECSP 211 - Assessment in Early Interventionists and Early Childhood Special Education
    Overview of the strengths and limitations of traditional and nontraditional assessments; legal responsibilities, eligibility, family, and cultural aspects of early intervention and early childhood special education.
  • For questions email Jennifer Hurley, Program Coordinator: jennifer.hurley@uvm.edu


  • EDSP 200 - Participatory Action Research in Disability
    This course offers an overview of participatory action research. The purpose of the course is to explore ways to include the community/participants in the research process. Students will conduct a PAR project.
  • For more information visit: UVM Continuing Education Course List: EDSP 200


  • EDSP 200 - Collaborative Consultation and Co-teaching, Supporting Paraeducators and Supporting Positive Peer Relationships in Intensive Special Education
    Students will learn how to support all children, especially those with severe and multiple disabilities, to participate in and benefit from the general education curriculum. Students will explore the use of collaborative teaming and consultation models, developing peer relationships, and supporting all children in inclusive classes and activities.
  • For questions email Darren McIntyre, ISE Project Coordinator: darren.mcintyre@uvm.edu


  • EDSP 202 - Students with Severe & Multiple Disabilities: Characteristics and Educational Interventions
    This course provides an introduction to best practices in intensive special education for a students with severe and multiple disabilities. It offers conceptual and practical information and skills to facilitate the education of these students.
  • For questions email Darren McIntyre, ISE Project Coordinator: darren.mcintyre@uvm.edu


  • EDSP 216: Methods and Curriculum in Intensive Special Education
    Students will design, implement and evaluate specialized instruction for students with complex learning profiles. Students will also conduct an in-depth functional assessment, design effective specialized instructional strategies, and implement specialized instruction within a functional, relevant, meaningful and age appropriate framework.
  • For questions email Darren McIntyre, ISE Project Coordinator: darren.mcintyre@uvm.edu


  • EDSP 274 - Culture of Disability
    Students will explore the medical, social, cultural and political experience of disability through readings, fieldwork, and presentations. Topics covered include disability history and cultural meaning; rehabilitation: the medical model and beyond; self-help and social change movements; and explorations of disability narrative in art and literature.
  • For more information visit: Certificate of Disability Program website: Culture of Disability Course


  • EDSP 295 - BEST Institute
    A two week institute on Building Effective Support for Teaching Students with Behavioral Challenges (BEST). Students will learn strategies for improving and strengthening the systems, data and practices within a multi-tiered framework of school supports. They will learn about programs, curricula, practices or activities that emphasize positive, research-based strategies and supports for all of our students.
  • For more information visit: BEST website or contact Anne Dubie, BEST Project Administrative Support: anne.dubie@uvm.edu


  • EDSP 302: Physical and Developmental Characteristics of Individuals with Disabilities
    This course offers conceptual and practical information and skills to facilitate the education of students with severe disabilities in inclusive classrooms, based on best practices in intensive special education.
  • For questions email Darren McIntyre, ISE Project Coordinator: darren.mcintyre@uvm.edu


  • EDSP 311 - Approaches to Communication for Students with Intensive Special Education Needs
    The class will focus on supporting the language, literacy and academic development of students with Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC) needs.
  • For questions email Maureen Nevers, Instructor: maureen.d.nevers@uvm.edu


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