"Hey, Let your little light shine for the world to see!" -Amos Lee
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Even though I have been a special education teacher for about twelve years, nothing can fully prepare me for the unknown. Crossing over from mild to moderate disabilities to teaching children with moderate to severe disabilities will be very different, but rewarding in different ways. Children with Autism see, feel, and touch the world around them in the way that is right for them. I feel like I am starting all over again with regards to materials and resources that are developmentally appropriate for my little, little ones. I have been doing my research on sensory boards, alternative curriculum and alternative lighting options that are safe for the classroom. Additionally, this is my first time working with this specific age range in the classroom. I used to work at the Girl Scouts Summer Camps, where we did a lot of singing silly songs. No matter what the circumstance brings, I'll be present in the moment. I am a special educator with plenty of experience that will advocate for her students all day, every day. These precious little lives have a gift to share with the world. It's our job to provide them with the tools to do so.
How will funding help my students?
I will be teaching pre-k to second grade students diagnosed with moderate to severe disabilities for the first time. All ten of my future students fall under the ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders) eligibility for special education services.
Number of students who will be impacted: 10
1001 West 253rd Street, Harbor City, CA
- Grades: Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
- Students: 10
2 months ago (2019 - 2020 School Year)
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