Role of a Special educator

  • Posted On : 19 November 2022

1. The role of a special educator is to work with students with developmental disabilities, ranging from mild to severe needs.

2. They are specialist teachers qualified and trained to work with children with learning disabilities or ADHD.

3. These could include sensory, physical and locomotor, intellectual, language, learning and behavioural challenges.

4. Special educators may work with mild to moderate needs students in mainstream classrooms or those with severe needs who may need more intensive support and an individualised curriculum.

5. A special educator also works as a liaison between the student, other subject teachers, school administration and parents.