Why ODU for Special Education - Early Childhood & Adapted Curriculum (IDS: Teacher Prep)?

Become a special education teacher who can work with other support professionals as a team member, and provide highly individualized instruction and assessment to support a child's developmental progress. In this program, you will graduate with two endorsements:

  • Early Childhood Special Education: Prepare to teach children from birth to age five who manifest disabilities or who are at risk of later school failure. You will learn how to work in both inclusion and "reverse inclusion" classrooms, and how to conduct home visits to extend the benefits of classroom intervention.
  • Special Education Adapted Curriculum: Learn how to design and implement programs for K-12 students with varying significant disabling conditions, and to work with children with severe disabilities in a classroom or inclusion setting.

This program is intended for students in Virginia.

This program is not available in the following states: Washington