Curriculum and Instruction

Special Education

Meet the unique needs of children and enhance their quality of life.

The Special Education program prepares students to help children with a diverse range of abilities and disabilities reach their fullest potential. At the core of our teaching philosophy is the commitment to uphold the dignity of every child and to create a climate in which all children and families are valued and respected.

While some children require specialized services, we train teachers to work in inclusive settings and regular classrooms that encourage children to become as independent as possible and to integrate them into a broad spectrum of activities. Additionally, our graduate program in Art Education features signature arts and special education coursework available for majors and as elective offerings.

» View Adolescent (High School) Special Education Programs

» View Bilingual Childhood (Elementary) Special Education Programs

» View Childhood (Elementary) Special Education Programs

» View Early Childhood (Birth–Pre K) Special Education Programs

teaching a classroom at Adelphi with a guide dog

Advanced Certificate ProgramS

» View Advanced Certificate in Autism and Severe or Multiple Disabilities

 • Gainful Employment Disclosure for Certificate in Autism and Severe or Multiple Disabilities

 • Certificate in Autism and Severe or Multiple Disabilities: Admissions Requirements

 • Certificate in Autism and Severe or Multiple Disabilities: Curriculum

» View Advanced Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder (non-teacher certification)

 • Gainful Employment Disclosure for Advanced Certificate in Autism Spectrum

 • Certificate in Autism and Severe or Multiple Disabilities: Admissions Requirements

 • Certificate in Autism and Severe or Multiple Disabilities: Curriculum

 

For further information, please contact:

Department of Curriculum and Instruction
p – 516.877.4100

Office of University Admissions
p – 800.ADELPHI
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