Special Education - Specialist in Low Vision and Blindness
Teachers of children with visual impairments work with learners who are blind or who have low vision, from preschool through high school.
There is a severe shortage of teachers in this area. Many students in our Low Vision and Blindness sequence do not have difficulty finding a job after they graduate.
Point of Pride
Illinois State offers one of the few undergraduate Low Vision and Blindness (LVB) programs in the United States—a program that boasts a 100% job placement rate.
Why study Special Education - Specialist in Low Vision and Blindness?
Special education teachers can be found at all grade levels. They instruct students with a variety of disabilities, such as visual and hearing impairments, learning disabilities, and physical disabilities. Special education teachers design and modify instructions to meet the special needs of their students.
Applying to Illinois State
Illinois State's preferred filing period for freshman students for the fall semester is September 1-November 15. Applying early is encouraged, as the University must limit enrollment due to space at the University and in specific majors/programs. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!