Cannon Valley Special Education Cooperative

special educationBecause a special education teacher’s job requires far more than just teaching, administrators will seek candidates who are true specialists in the field. Assistants, also working with teachers, mediate between the pupil with disability and the class group in order to boost their relationships, to facilitate their participation in class activities and to help them developing autonomy as well as social, verbal and non-verbal alternative communication skills.

CTS and CTI teams should have specific competences related to special educational needs issues, in order to provide a real support to schools and colleagues through ad hoc counselling and training; for example, the team in the field of disable pupils will involve first support teachers, but also subject teachers who are expert in new technologies for inclusion.special education

In 2004, the Texas Education Agency arbitrarily — and illegally — set a target of providing special education services to just 8.5% of students and …