Best Special Education Careers
Various special education careers paths are available to those interested. The following is a list of some of the best special education careers, in no particular order:
1. Special education teacher
Special education teachers work with students with special needs and help them learn in a way that is most appropriate for them. They may work in a school setting or in a special education program outside of school.
2. Educational consultant
Educational consultants work with schools and other organizations to improve the quality of special education services. They may work with parents, teachers, or other staff members to identify and address issues related to special education.
3. Behavior analyst
Behavior analysts work with children and adults with disabilities to help them learn new behaviors. They use several techniques, such as reinforcement and punishment, to help the person learn new behaviors.
4. Speech-language pathologist
Speech-language pathologists work with children and adults with speech and language difficulties by restoring or improving the person’s communication skills.
5. Physical therapist
Physical therapists work with people with disabilities to help them regain or maintain their physical abilities. These disabilities may be caused by injury or illness, or lack of physical strength or mobility.