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Our department comprises two programs: Reading/Language Arts and Special Education. The department offers innovative programs focusing on all facets of reading, writing, language arts and specific areas of special education. We also offer the Anderson Reading Clinic, which provides direct services to children with reading disabilities.


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Jessica Rocklein sitting in the mountains

A Student's Perspective on Accelerated Admissions

Hello everyone! My name is Jessica Rocklein and I am currently enrolled in the Master’s Program for Special Education. I am concentrating in Emotion...

App State Chancellor reads along with children from Middle Fork Academy

App State Chancellor Visits Middle Fork Academy

For a short time Thursday afternoon, Appalachian State University Chancellor Sheri Everts returned to a familiar scene: a K-12 classroom.Everts stoppe...

Runners on Rivers Street

Spooky Duke Race and Costume Contest

The 8th annual Spooky Duke Race and Costume Contest will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 on the campus of Appalachian State University...

Anderson Reading Clinic

Semester Wrap-up in the Anderson Reading Clinic

The Anderson Reading Clinic is set to wrap-up another successful semester of tutoring on December 6! The Clinic is a unique, year-round program that p...

Emily Gergely, Breezy Howe, Dr. Chris Van Loan

Low Tech Device Gallery

On Monday, November 21, undergraduate students in Dr. Cate Smith's SPE 3380: Assistive Technology in Special Education course demonstrated their low-t...