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Special education is directed towards students with special needs or with disabilities such as: communication challenges, learning challenges, physical disabilities, emotional or mental disorders, behavioural disorders or intellectual giftedness. Special education differs from the regular type of education through the format and the delivery of the knowledge that are both designed in such a way that suits the particular needs of the student that is involved in the process.

Students of special education learn about specific instructional strategies and about alternative teaching methods that suit the category of students that the education addresses. They will develop skills like: creativity – as they will have to apply creative ideas in learning activities, good interpersonal skills, the ability to identify emotions and physical and psychological needs in order to adapt or change teaching strategy. Special education students are desirable to have native qualities, such as: patience, intuition, understanding, flexibility and adaptability.

The typical career paths for graduates of special education degree are: special education teacher, special education counsellor, social/child care worker, teacher assistant, instructional coordinator, occupational therapist.

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Suggested Masters in Special Education

Master Inclusive Education

The Master of Inclusive Education offered by Western Sydney University is a post-initial teaching qualification which enables teachers to work with individuals with additional needs across a range of settings (early childhood, primary, secondary, post-school).

Australia
Preparation Course Communication Disorders

ESLI partners with universities in the U.S. and Canada to offer students premiere language instruction and university preparation  in order to achieve full admission to their  field of study.  ESLI partner universities offer conditional admission to  students which means that students who complete the ESLI language program do not have to take the TOEFL or IELTS exam. 

United States
Preparation Course Integrated Elementary and Special Education

ESLI partners with universities in the U.S. and Canada to offer students premiere language instruction and university preparation in order to achieve full admission to their field of study.  ESLI partner universities offer conditional admission to students which means that students who complete the ESLI language program do not have to take the TOEFL or IELTS exam.

United States
Pre-Master Graduate Pathway in Special Education

Do you want to study for a graduate degree in the United States but need to improve English language skills or test scores? A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university. The Graduate Pathway in Special Education is delivered by The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

United States