This area focuses on teaching infants and toddlers who require mild to severe interventions.
you intend to obtain a teaching license in early childhood special education,
you are required to get a licensure evaluation from Ball State’s Office of Teacher Education Services before starting the program. The
evaluation will provide you with a list of courses and exam requirements for an
Indiana license in early childhood special education.
Potential courses* required for the early childhood special education license are:
- SPCE 600: Education of Exceptional Children (3 credit hours)
- SPCE 612: Theory and Practice in Early Childhood Special Education (3 credit hours)
- SPCE 613: Assessment Strategies in Early Childhood Special Education (3 credit hours)
- SPCE 614: Developmental Methods for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs (3 credit hours)
- SPCE 616: Developmental Methods for Preschool Children with Special Needs (3 credit hours)
- SPCE 617: Practicum: Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers with Special Needs (1-12) (3 credit hours)
- SPCE 677: Teaching Parents to Educate their Exceptional Child (3 credit hours)
- EDPS 627: Child Development (3 credit hours)
*Initial teacher licensing will require additional