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    UMass Dartmouth
   
 
  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2009-2010 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

AED 415 - Special Needs: Current Issues

3 credits
Prerequisites: AED 200, AED 201, AED 305, AED 410
Corequisites: AED 410
Introduction to the visual arts as a therapeutic instrument, examined through practical experiences, discussions, and readings. The course explores art’s potential in diagnosis, physical therapies, and affective and cognitive therapies; explores the variety of special needs students; and discusses current issues and literature. A key goal is to promote understanding in dealing with special needs students in grades N-9 and 5-12.