Eastern’s special education programs are designed to provide a dynamic core of information. This core functions as a base of specialization. Individuals completing one of the courses of study in this department provide professional expertise and leadership in the development and implementation of educational programs. Additionally, program graduates have the skills necessary to coordinate the services of school, home and community agencies for individuals with exceptionalities.
When it comes to internships, research, community service, and other opportunities, choosing our program provides you some possibilities you may not find elsewhere:
This course sequence qualifies teachers to teach children with disabilities from birth to age 5, and qualifies teachers with an LBS I certificate to teach children with special needs, ages 3 through 5.
Our students leave the program prepared to provide services to individuals with disabilities across the spectrum of disabilities (excluding hearing, vision and speech/language).