Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities Major

A major/degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities is a program that focuses on the design of educational services for children or adults with multiple disabilities which adversely affect their educational performance and that may prepare individuals to teach such students.

Includes instruction in identifying students with multiple disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching, and supervising students with multiple handicaps, counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities (use the College Search feature and enter "multiple disabilities" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities?

With a major/degree in this program, you will likely find a career as (but not limited to) a rehabilitation specialist, a special education teacher for preschool, elementary, middle, or high school, a disability support worker (public or private), a disability case manager, or a disability learning nurse (may require specialized certification).

 

Associations and Professional Organizations in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities