Early Intervention - Minor

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences
405 White Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2294
www.kent.edu/ehhs/ldes


Description

The Early Intervention minor is primarily intended for individuals interested in working with young children from birth to age three who have or are at risk for developmental delays and disabilities across variety of settings. Early Intervention refers to a system of coordinated and federally mandated services designed for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. The early intervention minor will provide skills and knowledge specific to: contemporary and recommended practices in early intervention, typical and atypical development, teaming, family professional collaboration, assessment, legislation, ethical professional conduct, advocacy and inclusive practices.

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

Applicants must be a junior or senior level student and hold a minimum 2.750 GPA.

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirements
SPED 42951EARLY INTERVENTION IN NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS 3
SPED 43953FAMILY PROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD 3
SPED 43954PRACTICAL APPLICATION: TEAMING 3
SPED 43955TYPICAL AND ATYPICAL DEVELOPMENT IN YOUNG CHILDREN 3
SPED 43958FOUNDATIONS IN EARLY CHILHOOD SERVICES 3
SPED 43964ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN EARLY INTERVENTION AND EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION 3
SPED 44951CREATING LEGALLY DEFENSIBLE INDIVIDUAL FAMILY SERVICE PLANS AND INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAMS 3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:21

Graduation Requirements 

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000