High-Incidence Disabilities (Adaptive)

  • Unified Early Childhood (Birth-3rd)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Early Childhood Unified (Birth-K)
  • High-Incidence Disabilities (Adaptive)
  • Low-Incidence Disabilities
  • Secondary Special Ed Transition
  • Doctoral Studies in Special Education
  • Graduate Certificate Programs


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Graduate students typically seek or are assigned an advisor upon entrance to the program. See the Faculty section for a listing of faculty members.

Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship

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High Incidence - special education teacher and student

Practicing Educator Cost Savings

Learn more about the new Practicing Educator Sponsorship Program offered to Pre K-12 private or public school district educators interested in graduate studies.

Special Education Events
Aug 15
Doctoral Orientation
02:00 pm
Aug 18
New GTA Conference
08:00 am
Aug 21
KU Teaching Summit
08:30 am
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Graduate Resource
Congratulations! Dr. Mike Hock will become the Interim Director of the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning (CRL) tomorrow, August 1, 2014. Mike has served as the Associate Director of the CRL since 2002 and has been affiliated with the CRL since 1990. He has a deep understanding of and appreciation for the Center’s 36-year history and will be the ideal leader for moving the CRL into the future.

Schoolhouse to servitude to dust: http://t.co/85M7TwybRS

#1 public program in nation for special education
—U.S. News & World Report
2nd nationwide for most published journal articles in special education
Wayne Sailor directs KU’s largest grant, the $24.5 million SWIFT project, to develop a national center to assist schools
A $2.5 million grant will fund research on reasons effective technology tools are underused for students with disabilities