Education Specialist Added Authorizations


Authorization for Orthopedically Impaired (OI) — 12 Units

Students who currently have a Preliminary or Clear Education Specialist Credential in the following areas, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Early Childhood Special Education, Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Moderate/Severe Disabilities, or Visual Impairments, and would like to be authorized to work with students who are Orthopedically Impaired (OI), may complete the courses listed below and apply to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) for the OI Authorization to be added to your existing Education Specialist Credential.

Students who currently have a Preliminary or Clear Education Specialist Credential in Physical & Health Impairments, are already authorized and not eligible to apply for the OI Added Authorization.

SPED 743Issues in Augmentative and Alternative Communication3
SPED 746Teaching Individuals with Physical and Other Health Impairments3
SPED 747Physical Disabilities and Sensory Impairments3
SPED 763Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities3