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CAMPUS ADVISORY​​​: Due to severe weather conditions, Gov. Raimondo has announced that state offices will be closed Wednesday, March 21. All RIC classes and activities, including evening classes, are cancelled.​ Fo​r more information, visit the emergency management ​webpage​.


Ying Hui-Michael

Program Contacts

(401) 456-8024
Horace Mann 049


Horace Mann Hall (HM)
Mall Area
(Find us on campus)

​Special Education Department


Our Mission Is To Offer:

  • Comprehensive personal and professional development for individuals interested in the teaching, learning, and human development of persons with disabilities.
  • Undergraduate, graduate and advanced courses to prepare individuals to meet the learning and behavioral needs of persons with disabilities as special educator.
  • Each of the programs within the department is designed to prepare teachers and other interested professionals to appreciate, understand, and build on the unique needs, abilities, behaviors, interests, and talents of the persons with disabilities.
  • The faculty of the Department of Special Education believes this understanding is the basis for constructive educational involvement with persons with disabilities, active participation in their lives, and effective social advocacy on their behalf.​

Page last updated: September 08, 2017