Welcome to the Credential in Moderate to Severe Disabilities
Are you a passionate and creative person who loves to work with children? Do you believe that everyone belongs together? Do you enjoy work collaboratively? Try a challenge teaching children with moderate to severe disabilities.
This Education Specialist Credential Program in Moderate/Severe Disabilities helps you to become a competent and innovative teacher meeting the diverse needs of students with moderate to severe disabilities in various settings such as self-contained classroom, general education, special school, and other alternate environments.
Moderate/Severe disability category includes, but not limited to, developmental disabilities, mental retardation, severe behavior and emotional disturbance, Autism, and multiple disabilities.
After completing all the course requirements, students are prepared to teach students whose difficulties require functional academics and life skills instruction. They may include, communication, social behavior, self-care, daily living activities, and job seeking opportunities.