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Academic Behavioral Strategist (ABS)

Special Education: Academic Behavioral Strategist (ABS):

The Special Education ABS program enables you to evaluate and provide special education services to students who have needs in the mild-to-moderate range of areas of academic, behavior, social/emotional, communication and functional performance. These students needs are mild-to-moderate range of the following disabilities: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Developmental Disabilities (DD/DCD), Emotional Behavioral Disorder (EBD), Learning Disabilities (LD/SLD), and Other Health Disorders (OHD) in K-12 classrooms.

This program will facilitate the current needs of teachers seeking licensure or certification in the area of Special Education: Academic Behavioral Strategist (ABS). The courses are available to individuals who seek an initial MN teaching license. Upon application to the program, transcripts will be reviewed and evaluated to ensure the Special Education Core courses and the required reading courses have been taken.

For more information on the curriculum please check out the course descriptions located in the academic catalog.

For further insight into when courses are available and suggested to be taken, please check the Academic & Behavioral Strategist (ABS) - Initial Licensure and Academic & Behavioral Strategist (ABS) - Additional Licensure advising guides

To learn more about the application and financial aid process visit frequently asked questions. 

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