Special education is a branch of the education field which involves teaching students who are physically or mentally handicapped. Their special needs are not generally met within a typical classroom setting. Special education teachers are knowledgeable and trained professionals who teach these physically or mentally handicapped children. Their other responsibilities include assessing their students’ needs and abilities; interacting with their students’ parents regarding their children’s progress; assisting in developing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) which are tailored to each student and their individualized needs; and preparing lessons and lectures for their students.
Students interested in pursuing a career as a special education teacher should encompass a number of skills and qualities essential in the education field...Read More