(Prerequisite, PY 100.) This course provides an introduction to each of the following exceptionalities: gifted and talented, learning disabled, mentally retarded, behavior disordered, visually impaired, hearing impaired, communication disordered, physically disabled, and early childhood disabilities. Specific information presented for each exceptionality includes the following: 1) etiology; 2) assessment/ identification; 3) characteristics, and 4) basic remediation/intervention techniques.