New online master’s program in Low Vision and Blindness

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The Department of Special Education at Illinois State is excited to announce the newly created Master’s in Low Vision and Blindness. Illinois is experiencing a severe shortage in educators licensed to teach in the area of low vision and blindness. This fully online program will provide licensed teachers an opportunity to add an endorsement in low vision and blindness while obtaining a master’s degree.

Department of Special Education launches campaign for new assistive technology

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A crowdfunding campaign is underway for the Department of Special Education to raise money for new and updated assistive technologies (AT). Illinois State’s special education program is one of only two in the U.S. that prepares teachers in D/deaf and Hard of Hearing, Low Vision and Blindness, and Learning and Behavior Specialist. Our students take