A major/degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments is a program that focuses on the study and design of educational services for children or adults with speech and language impairments which adversely affect their educational performance and that may prepare individuals to teach such students.
Includes instruction in identifying students with speech and language impairments, developing individual education plans, teaching, and supervising students with speech disabilities, counseling, and applicable laws and policies.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments (use the College Search feature and enter "language impairments” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments?
With a major/degree in this program, individuals may find a career as (but not limited to) a special education teacher, a sign language instructor, or work as a specialist in a private school for the deaf.
Associations and Professional Organizations in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- National Association for the Deaf
- Council for Exceptional Children
- National Association of Special Education Teachers
Publications/Magazines in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments