Department of Special Education at Northeastern Illinois University

Department of Special Education at Northeastern Illinois University Undergraduate and Graduate Programs in Special Education The Department of Special Education at Northeastern Illinois University provides full teacher certification programs in the field of Special Education.
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All degree programs are proudly delivered with full NCATE certification.

Mission: The Department of Special Education at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) works diligently to ensure all teacher certification programs in Special Education meet the high standards of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). Through the CEC standards, the Department addresses all the critical needs in the education and support services to children/youth of exceptionality.

Operating as usual

02/21/2013

Focus Candidates admitted in late fall 2012 or early spring 2013 are required to attend Focus Orientation on Wednesday, March 13 at 7:00 pm.
Please visit the Department of Special Education website (neiu.edu/~specedu) for more information.

The first annual Empowered by Love for Love art show, sponsored by Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC), disp...
02/21/2013

The first annual Empowered by Love for Love art show, sponsored by Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC), displayed original art work created by individuals with disabilities from across the country.

The first annual Empowered by Love for Love art show, sponsored by Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC), displayed original art work created by individuals with disabilities from across the country.

Department of Special Education at Northeastern Illinois University's cover photo
02/07/2013

Department of Special Education at Northeastern Illinois University's cover photo

02/21/2012

Are you a Focus candidate in the LBS I Program? If so, visit the News section of the Department website for information on the mandatory Orientation sessions on Tuesday, February 28 and Saturday, March 3.

Interesting story on the ramifications of educators using Facebook and other forms of social media.
12/08/2011
Friendly Advice For Teachers: Beware Of Facebook : NPR

Interesting story on the ramifications of educators using Facebook and other forms of social media.

A New Jersey teacher posted comments on Facebook against a gay history exhibit at her school. Another teacher could lose her job for a post in which she called her students future criminals. Incidents like this around the country spark heated debates over privacy and free speech.

Great story on the impact of using Apple iPad to assist in the development of communication for individuals with Autism.
10/24/2011
Apps for Autism - 60 Minutes - CBS News

Great story on the impact of using Apple iPad to assist in the development of communication for individuals with Autism.

60 Minutes on CBS News: Apps for Autism - Autistic people whose condition prevents them from speaking are making breakthroughs with the help of tablet computers and special applications that allow them to communicate, some for the first time. Lesley Stahl reports.

10/03/2011
News

Are you a Focus graduate candidate who started the program in Fall 2011? If so, follow the link to read information on the mandatory Focus Orientation taking place over the next two weeks.

Focus candidates who have been admitted to the Department of Special Education Focus program for Fall 2011 or Spring 2012 must attend one of the following orientation meetings as part of the program requirements.

07/06/2011
Northeastern Illinois University :: Admissions

The clock is ticking... July 20 is the deadline for fall admissions. Visit the NEIU admissions page for both undergraduate and graduate studies. The field is waiting for future special education teachers. Take the first step to join us at NEIU.

Admissions - Admissions Office

05/08/2011

The Department of Special Education would like to wish a sincere congratulations to all of our Spring 2011 graduates. Go out into the world and be the positive change you would like to see!

Department of Special Education: LBS, I Portfolio Event 2011
05/03/2011

Department of Special Education: LBS, I Portfolio Event 2011

College of Education, Office of CEST Mentor Reception
04/29/2011

College of Education, Office of CEST Mentor Reception

Evan Schaller, Undergraduate: Academic Development – Accessibility Center Scholastic Award
04/29/2011

Evan Schaller, Undergraduate: Academic Development – Accessibility Center Scholastic Award

Brian Bochenek, Undergraduate: College of Education - William Itkin Special Education Award
04/29/2011

Brian Bochenek, Undergraduate: College of Education - William Itkin Special Education Award

04/26/2011

The Department of Special Education will be hosting the Spring Semester 2011 Portfolio Event for all graduating students in the Undergraduate & Graduate LBS, I programs.

Monday, May 2, 2011
Golden Eagles room, Student Union building
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

04/11/2011
Are you planning on student teaching in Spring 2012?

See the News section on the Department of Special Education website.

Important: Teacher candidates who have not already attended a CEST Spring 2012 Student Teaching Information Session must attend the Spring 2012 Make-Up session if they plan to student teach next spring (2012).

03/08/2011
Internship Information

Are you registered with the CEST Office for clinical experience and student teaching? Be sure you are enrolled in the NEIUport Group for important announcements and information from CEST. Follow the link for more information

Click here for information on enrolling in the CEST Office NEIUport Group.

02/25/2011
Information on Certificate registration

Almost completed your program in Special Education at NEIU? Visit the link above (or under "News" on the Department home page) for more information on the certification registration process.

Students nearing the completion of their special education program (LBS, I, LBS, II or non-degree certification) must complete the process for certificate registration with the State of Illinois. Review the listed steps for certificate registration at the link posted above.

Come view the production of Honk! on March 12 and 13. The Special Gifts Theatre provides children and teens with special...
02/25/2011
Special Gifts Theatre

Come view the production of Honk! on March 12 and 13. The Special Gifts Theatre provides children and teens with special needs, a unique, creative experience enabling personal growth and breaking down stereotypes related to disabilities within the community at large.

February 13-19, 2011 is Gifted Education Awareness Week. Visit the Illinois Association for Gifted Children website for ...
02/18/2011
iagc

February 13-19, 2011 is Gifted Education Awareness Week. Visit the Illinois Association for Gifted Children website for resources and information on helping gifted children succeed.

Illinois Association for Gifted Children (IAGC)

Interested in what the newly proposed federal budget has in store for special education? Listen to this report.
02/18/2011
Obama's Budget Calls For More Education Spending : NPR

Interested in what the newly proposed federal budget has in store for special education? Listen to this report.

At a time when Republicans are calling for big cuts in government spending, President Obama's proposed budget calls for a $2 billion increase in education spending. Obama says education is an important investment, but his proposal is likely to meet sharp resistance in Congress.

02/17/2011
Graduate Programs

Are you interested in becoming a Special Education teacher? Looking to earn a Master's degree in the field of Special Education? Visit our website for information and application requirements in one of our many programs.

02/17/2011
http://www.cec.sped.org/

Are you a member of the Council for Exceptional Children? Visit the website and become more familiar with the philosophy, mission, and updates on critical issues in the field of Special Education.

NEIU Main Campus
02/17/2011

NEIU Main Campus

The Department of Special Education has a redesigned web site for 2011. Feel free to take a tour at www.neiu.edu/~speced...
02/17/2011

The Department of Special Education has a redesigned web site for 2011. Feel free to take a tour at www.neiu.edu/~specedu and be sure to create a bookmark in your favorite browser.

02/17/2011

Welcome to the official page of the Department of Special Education at Northeastern Illinois University!

02/17/2011
CEC | Policy & Advocacy

The U.S. House of Representatives has introduced a bill (known as a Continuing Resolution) that would cut IDEA Part B funding by over $500 million.

Stop and think how tough it is going to be with your current budget...now think about the impact of a $500 Million cut.

Please make your call BEFORE Thursday, February 16 and encourage everyone else to do so as well.

CEC urges all of its members to call Congress to reject a bill which would cut half a billion dollars from special education funding. Congress is considering this bill NOW!

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Can a 3-year re-evaluation meeting be held without ANY clinician testing done such as the psych report, OT report, speech therapist report, etc.? Thanks so much!
HI LBSI Students!! Happy Spring! :)
As a veteran special ed teacher , a parent of a now adult with severe disabilities , and a mentor teacher ...I have found that understanding and communicating with parents is a daily occurrence and a recurring topic of frustration for new teachers......this is a topic not addressed enough in teacher training ..I wrote a book on how to understand and better communicate with parents which is helping many new teachers of students with severe disabilities ...I hope this book will help train new teachers to better succeed in their classrooms https://www.amazon.com/What-Special-About-Education-Effectively/dp/1937303675. Chapter one Introduction – Why Read this book? Chapter two – Understanding parents Chapter three – The Two Most Important things to teach Chapter four - The Individual Education Plan (IEP) and parent conferences Chapter five- Medical Issues and the classroom Chapter six- Appreciation Chapter seven-Letting Go – transitions Chapter eight - The future of Special Education Appendix Resources Conservatorship and guardianship Parent support groups Sample notes home
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