Develop the expertise to help students with disabilities achieve their potential. We offer several options for students interested in working with children from birth through adulthood, as well as their families. Our world-renowned faculty provides leading edge knowledge in evidence-based practices, which you’ll apply throughout extensive fieldwork in public schools, early childhood programs and other settings where special education students are served.

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