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What Do Special Education Professionals Do?

Special education professionals help students and individuals of all ages who have a wide range of learning, mental, emotional, and physical disabilities. While this is commonly associated to be needed only in academic environments, special education professionals are needed inside and outside of the classroom.

Stand Out. Be Prepared. Earn Your Master’s.

Having a master’s degree will not only give you a competitive edge, it will also help you learn the best and most innovative  methods for working with special needs individuals. For teachers, a master’s degree also happens to be required in many states (on top of standard licensing and education).

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WHY I CHOSE A CAREER IN SPECIAL EDUCATION

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“There was one very specific moment that I knew teaching was what I wanted to do for the rest of my life…”

“It ended up being the best decision I have ever made.”


The amazing stories from professionals and why they chose to pursue a career in special education.

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3 Valuable Pieces of Special Education Career Advice

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At any stage in your career, everyone can benefit from a solid piece of career advice. In the field of special education careers, these three individuals have excelled in their respective paths. Psychiatrist and ADHD specialist Dr. Ned Hallowell, classroom teacher and behavioral therapist Tim Villegas and speech pathologist Carrie Clarke all offer their wisdom regularly. […]

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A Closer Look at Autism Spectrum Disorders

Working with students on the autism spectrum can pose unique challenges for teachers, which is why many educators decide to pursue a Master’s of Special Education. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is characterized by a wide range or “spectrum” of strengths and differences in social, communication and behavioral challenges. According to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]

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