Liaoning Special Education Normal School was founded in 1986 and started to set up special education majors such as blind education, deaf education, retarded education etc. In 2000, the school was unified into Yingkou Vocational and
The school is at college level, including two starting point levels such as a three-year high school and five-year junior high school. There are 925 students on campus. The existing three major specialities are special education, rehabilitation and children rehabilitation. The special education comprises sign language interpreters, pre-school education, English education, art education and other professional directions. The relevant future work includes teaching in special education schools, in the ordinary primary and secondary schools; rehabilitation training work for all kinds of disabled persons, special education and sensory integration training work in kindergartens.
There are 85 full-time teachers, including 12 professors and 32 associate professors which is an excellent teaching team of reasonable structure of ages, degrees and professional titles. Over the past years, the school has fostered more than 5000 qualified talents in special education throughout all the cities in
In 2008, the special education specialty was named provincial demonstration.
In 2013, the school got the national construction project (phase ii), (the national ministry of education, the national development and reform commission, disabled persons' federation) funding RMB 50 million, 40 million for infrastructure and10 million for equipment,.
In April 2014, the special education major obtained the demonstration project entitled "provincial vocational education project for
Regarding scientific research, over 20 textbooks and monographs and more than 400 papers have been published; 3 national scientific research items, 24provincial and more than 30 items of college subject have been presided. All of that provides a strong theoretical and practical basis for the construction and development of special education.