Special education teachers work with children and youths with a variety of physical and learning disabilities in separate classrooms, as special education resource teachers, and as support to students in general classrooms.
Through the Special Education Minor at Valparaiso University, Elementary and Secondary candidates may obtain Indiana licensure in Exceptional Needs/Mild Intervention (Learning Disabilities, Mildly Mentally Handicapped, and Emotional/Behavioral Disorders).
SPED Minor Requirements
SPED 347 Characteritics of Individuals withMild Disabilities
SPED 441 Assistive Technology
SPED 444 Assessment in Special Education
SPED 445 Teaching the Student with Mild disabilities
SPED 449 Supervised Teaching in General & Special Education
SPED 450 Models of Collaboration and Consultation in Special Education
SPED 451 Applied Behavior Analysis
SPED 466 Teaching Reading to Students with Disabilities