Special Education: Specialist in Learning and Behavior
As teacher candidates in the largest specialty program in the college, Specialists in Learning and Behavior are prepared to teach children with a range of special needs, such as learning, emotional, and intellectual disabilities, orthopedic impairments, autism spectrum disorders, multiple disabilities, and traumatic brain injuries. Specialists in this field are found at all grade levels (from early childhood through high school) and are qualified to assess the needs of all students and to design and modify lessons to meet those individual needs.
Licensure and Endorsements Earned:
Learning Behavior Specialist 1, K-21
Ranked by College Factual as the number one school for special education in both Illinois and the United States
One of the largest undergraduate special education programs in the nation