Although most professionals in the special education field are teachers, there are plenty of related careers outside of the classroom. Therapists, early intervention specialists, and transition coordinators all play a role in the life of a child with special needs. They help with things like:
transitioning from student to adult life
People in these professions are usually passionate, patient, and eager to make a difference in someone’s life. Just like teachers, professionals outside the classroom must be dedicated to preparing those with special needs for success.