1-Identifies the important people, events and facts that have affected the development of special education in terms of their effects on educational practices.
2-Defines the developments in scientific methods and techniques used in special education.
3-Defines the necessary criteria and assessment tools for students to be identified with special needs.
4-Defines individual, linguistic and cultural variables that may affect the application of assessment and teaching methods to be used with individuals with special needs.
5-It monitors the changes and developments in laws and regulations related to Special Education.
6-Describe the normal development and characteristics of different deficiencies.
7-Uses the aims and principles of Turkish national education and special education in teaching practices and evaluations.
8-Evaluates the motor, emotional, social, cognitive and academic development of individuals with special needs.
9-Uses assessment tools and teaching methods by considering the linguistic and cultural characteristics and needs of individuals with special needs.
10-Evaluates the student by using different resources (assessment tools, family, medical professionals, school staff and observations etc.).
11-Arranges the teaching using evaluation results.
12-In order to increase the effectiveness of teaching, it develops teaching and evaluation materials suitable for the needs of individuals with special needs.
13.Uses effective teaching methods to support the motor, social, cognitive and academic development of individuals with special needs.
14.Uses effective teaching methods to support independent living and self-determination skills of individuals with special needs.
15.Uses effective behavior modification and classroom management strategies.
16.Uses effective strategies to support alternative communication skills of individuals with special needs.