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
Our faculty have been busy at the OSEP Project Directors Meeting! Presentations today and Wednesday! Technology and Rapid Change: How Do We Respond? Presenters: James Basham, University of Kansas; Dave Edyburn, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Moderator: Kelly Anderson, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Wednesday: The Federal Investment in Personnel Preparation for Special Educators Presenters: Katharine Shepherd, University of Vermont; Suzanne Robinson, University of Kansas; Jane West,Education Policy Consultant

Read about Obama law limiting sheltered workshops! http://t.co/AizMCBvUQT

#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