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Special Education Department
Our Mission Is To Offer:
- Comprehensive personal and professional development for individuals interested in the teaching, learning, and human development of persons with disabilities.
- Undergraduate, graduate and advanced courses to prepare individuals to meet the learning and behavioral needs of persons with disabilities as special educator.
- Each of the programs within the department is designed to prepare teachers and other interested professionals to appreciate, understand, and build on the unique needs, abilities, behaviors, interests, and talents of the persons with disabilities.
- The faculty of the Department of Special Education believes this understanding is the basis for constructive educational involvement with persons with disabilities, active participation in their lives, and effective social advocacy on their behalf.