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IMAGINE participating in innovative research and teacher education programs. That's what you'll find in the Department of Special Education at Illinois... opportunities to impact society.
Early signs distinguish autism from other disorders
Diagnosing children earlier can give them access to treatments, says lead investigator here., professor of special education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Read more about this very important study
Experts offer ways to head off challenging behaviors in young children
A new monograph, co-edited by Michaelene Ostrosky, an expert in early childhood special education at Illinois, presents research-based practices that families, teachers and practitioners can use to address and prevent problem behaviors. To read more click here.
Faculty-alumnus partnership fosters child development by transforming project into not-for-profit service(Jul. 17, 2014)
Doctoral student's groundbreaking research topic leads to prestigious Doris Duke Fellowship(Mar. 19, 2014)
America's Best Colleges
In 2012, the US News and World Report ranked the Department of Special Education at Illinois among the top 10 best graduate programs in the nation.
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