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Department of Special Education

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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 Rosa Milagros Santos, professor of special education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Read more about this very important study here.


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.


Congratulations to Special Education Doctoral Students Catherine Corr and Natalie Danner, who received the Campus Award for Excellence in Public Engagement for their work with Champaign County CASA!