Children with Special Needs Concentration

(46 credit hours)

Prepare to work with children with special needs and enter a high-growth, high-demand area of child and family services. This concentration will provide you with the skills needed to work effectively with young children with developmental delay/disabilities and their families in early education, community, and home environments.

You will gain knowledge and experience in the following:

  • Identifying possible developmental delays/disabilities.
  • Planning and implementing appropriate instructional or intervention strategies.
  • Working with other disability-related professionals (e.g., therapists, paraprofessionals, medical professionals, school personnel).