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Freshman & Transfer 2020-21 New Student Orientation

Spring 2021 permission code request forms for:

PERMISSION CODE REQUEST FORM SP ED 2011/5011

PERMISSION CODE REQUEST FORM SP ED 2012/5012

PERMISSION CODE REQUEST FORM SP ED 5021/6021

PERMISSION CODE REQUEST FORM SP ED 5022/6022

ANNOUNCING!

MINOR IN SPECIAL EDUCATION

Enhance your ability to support individuals with disabilities
and their families in your chosen career!

Shorten the time required to complete a master’s degree in special education! 

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 Current Grant Funding

For other funding and scholarship opportunities, see COST above.

DHH

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Funding available for students pursuing degrees/licensure in teaching children who are deaf and hard of hearing.

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Severe

Severe Disabilities

Funding available for students in rural/remote areas in Utah pursuing degrees/licensure in teaching children with severe disabilities.

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Project TVISP

Funding available in a collaboration between students pursuing a graduate degree/licensure in visual impairments and students pursuing a graduate degree in school psychology.

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O&M

Orientation & Mobility Certification

Funding is no long available.

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Sensory Impairments

Funding is no longer available.

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Bachelor’s Programs

(with licensure)

        •  Severe Disabilities

        •  Visual Impairments

        •  Mild/Moderate Disabilities

        •  Deaf & Hard of Hearing

        •  Preschool Special Education & Early             Intervention


 

Master’s Programs

 (with or without licensure)

        •  Severe Disabilities

        •  Visual Impairments

        •  Mild/Moderate Disabilities

        •  Deaf & Hard of Hearing

        •  Preschool Special Education & Early             Intervention

        •  Deafblind

        • BCBA

Graduate Non-Degree Seeking Options

        •  Severe Disabilities

        •  Visual Impairments

        •  Mild/Moderate Disabilities

        •  Deaf & Hard of Hearing

        •  Preschool Special Education & Early             Intervention

        •  Deafblind

        • BCBA

phd program

What Special Education is all about at the University of Utah

Department of Special Education

 

Sensory Impairment Programs

 

What's Happening in SPED

Dr. Sarah Ivy
Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Ivy on Deafblind collaboration Grant Award

Dr. Sarah Ivy (PI) and Dr. Lori Richards (co-PI) were awarded $1,000,000 for Project TSDBOT: Special Education Teachers with Endorsement in Deafblindness and Occupational Therapists Collaborating through an Interdisciplinary Program to Improve Services from the United States Department of Education

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Dr. Wesley Wilson
Congratulations to Dr. Wesley Wilson on collaborative Grant Award in Adapted PE

The Adapted Physical Education (APE) Program in the Department of Special Education and the Speech-Language Pathology Program in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) have recently been awarded a five-year, $1 million U.S. Department of Education grant.

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class
Alta High School to Pilot U of U College of Education Intro to Special Education

Shamby Polychronis met with high school students to learn about the pilot class offered at their school next term.

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VSA
VSA Intersections Conference

Special Education faculty held a morning workshop at the recent VSA Intersections Conference: Arts and Special Education in Irvine, CA.

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Last Updated: 11/4/20