Why Niagara University's Specialist in Developmental Disabilities Program?

  • Prepares students for employment in a variety of settings serving clients with developmental disabilities.
  • Assists students in developing an understanding of the methods used in  working with and supporting  persons with developmental disabilities.
  • Prepares students to implement behavior modification plans using positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Prepares students to instruct and supervise persons with developmental disabilities.
  • Enables students to observe and record data  related to  student behavior and work performance.
  • Provides  students with knowledge of the laws and guidelines pertaining to  individuals with disabilities.