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Instructional Resources Center (IRC) website with course guides supporting the Division of Teacher Education curriculum.

Course description

EDU 370 Survey of Exceptionality, EDU 517 Survey of Exceptionality.  Designed to provide students with basic understanding regarding the full range of exceptional children. Attention given to etiology, prevention, emerging issues and current methodologies.

Articles in databases


  • Search a specific education database (ERIC and Proquest Education Journals) for the most precise search and the largest number of articles.
  • Find the best language for searching - use the Thesaurus in the databases.
  • Narrow by source type:scholarly journals or trade journals, full-text, date, or education level (early childhood, elementary, high school).

Professional organizations

Children/YA Literature with characters with disabilities

Children/YA books in the Education Library. Classified by type of disability:

Movies with exceptional characters