Dr. Barber has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2000.
SPED 231: Intro to Special Education
This course will provide an overview of the areas of exceptionality as defined in federal and state law and regulations. The focus of the class will be on the historical perspective, definition, etiology, characteristics, needs, and service delivery system for each area of exceptionality. Students will gain a broad understanding of individual education plans (IEPs) and how the New York State Learning Standards are addressed for students with disabilities. Prerequisites: Declaration of certification or permission of instructor.