Overview

Learning & Behavior Specialist II (LBS) prepares highly skilled, innovative Multiple Disabilities Specialists, who have expertise in educating students with severe and multiple disabilities (e.g. intellectual disability, autism, traumatic brain injury, complex health care needs, orthopedic impairments). 

Special Education (SPED)>Learning & Behavior Specialist || (LBS II)

Special Education (SPED)>Learning & Behavior Specialist || (LBS II)

Special Education (SPED)>Learning & Behavior Specialist || (LBS II)

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Who should apply

This 2.5 year program is designed for practicing professionals who are currently teaching students with severe and multiple disabilities. The Learning Behavior Specialist II (LBS II) Master’s Program is an advanced credential available to holders of the following standard or master certificates in Special Education:

Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I)
Teacher of Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired
Teacher of Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Speech-Language Pathologist

Admission to the LBS II program is contingent upon initial certification in Special Education. Students who enter an LBS II program must have met all standards associated with the initial certification they hold.

This program is offered on an every other year basis. Please contact Dr. Yvonne Carey (ycarey@illinois.edu) prior to applying to learn when the next cohort of students will be admitted.

Learn More

Be sure to check out our Typical Plan of Study page to learn about courses, timeline, registration, and more.

Special Education (SPED)>Learning & Behavior Specialist || (LBS II)

Special Education (SPED)>Learning & Behavior Specialist || (LBS II)

Special Education (SPED)>Learning & Behavior Specialist || (LBS II)



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