Impact the Lives of Students with Sensory Impairments
The online MA in Early Intervention in Autism and Sensory Impairments program provides the skills you need to make a difference in the lives of sensory impaired individuals. Through courses taught by educators with real-world experience, you’ll prepare for diverse early childhood intervention careers with expertise in child development, early childhood special education, psychology, social work, and more.
- $61,030 median annual salary for special education teachers
- 13% industry growth for social work
- Thousands of new early childhood intervention careers each year
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of social work is expanding at a pace of 13% and more than 90,000 new positions for social workers will be available by 2029.
Social workers support individuals struggling with physical and mental impairments by providing the resources they need to live safe and healthy lives. These professionals work with both children and adults.
Special Education Teacher
Special education teachers provide engaging and beneficial educational experiences to children who are struggling with physical, mental, and sensory impairments. They are responsible for helping special education students develop the skills they need to live safe and productive lives.
Career and salary information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Additional early childhood intervention careers:
- Early intervention specialist
- Preschool teacher
- Elementary school teacher
- Case manager
As you’re making your decision about pursuing an online degree, you are likely to have questions. From program information to details about the application process, we’re here to help you find the answers you need.
Program Outcomes: Expertise for Early Childhood Intervention Careers
When you complete the early childhood intervention specialist online degree program, you will be able to:
- Establish partnerships with the parents and caregivers of young children who have developmental impairments
- Understand the characteristics of young children with developmental delays or autism spectrum disorder and utilize differential diagnostic tools
- Use federal and state regulatory procedures and best practices to effectively evaluate and provide direct services to families of children with developmental needs
- Support children with autism and sensory impairments with appropriate and beneficial resources
- Educate children with autism and sensory impairments
Lindenwood University is committed to supporting its students academically and professionally after graduation.
Contact an enrollment counselor at 855-941-0568 to learn more about the career services that are available to you.
We host four job fairs per year, both on campus and through our partnerships within the Gateway Career Association.
Office of Career Services
We can help you begin your job search, make professional connections, and prepare for the job you want.
When you graduate with a degree from Lindenwood, you’ll be a part of our extensive network of former students.
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