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Special Education for Emotional Impairment

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Special Education Major: ​
Teachers of Students with Emotional Impairment

In Michigan, Emotional Impairment is defined as behavioral problems which adversely affect the student's education and are manifested by 1 or more of the following characteristics:

  • Inabil​ity to build or maintain satisfactory interpersonal relationships within the school environment.
  • Inappropriate types of behavior or feelings under normal circumstances.
  • General pervasive mood of unhappiness or depression.
  • Tendency to develop physical symptoms or fears associated with personal or school problems.

Start with these courses
SPE 126: Introduction to Special Education
SPE 322: Curriculum and Instruction for Students with Special Needs
SPE 323: Classroom Management for Students with Special Needs
SPE 324: Special Education Classroom-Based Assessment​

Check out the special education: teachers of students with emotional impairment course list​.​

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Department of Counseling
and Special Education
EHS Building 321
Central Michigan University
​Mount Pleasant, MI.  48859​


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