Severe/Multiple Disabilities

 

Work with learners with significant, severe/multiple disabilities through the principles of Universal Design for learning. You will learn to use strategies to teach communication skills to learners with cerebral palsy (CP), traumatic brain injury (TBI), deafblindness, autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and intellectual disabilities using augmentative and alternative communication devices (AAC), tangible symbols, and other assistive technology (AT).

Graduates from this program go on to work as specialized teachers of learners with severe disabilities in NYC’s District 75, as inclusion support providers (SETTS or SEIT), and as collaborative team teachers with general education teachers in both public and private schools, private early intervention agencies, hospitals, and clinics.

Programs in Severe/Multiple Disabilities (S/MD) include: