Special Needs & Learning Differences


Webinar Series: 02/15/2019 – Gateway – Skills & Mindset of a Successful Gateway Teacher

Teaching students with profound special needs is a different experience than teaching typical students. Karen discusses this in relation to goals and expectations, your own confidence, and dealing with parents’ expectations.

Topics include:

  1. Introduction (00:05)
  2. Teacher Temperament (04:18)
  3. Readiness to Progress (10:11)
  4. Visually Impaired Students Learning Tactilely (14:08)
  5. Teacher Expectations & Flexibility (19:48)
  6. Relating to Parents (30:20)
  7. Helpful Books on the Autism Spectrum (38:31)
  8. Teacher History & Meeting with Parents (40:16)
  9. Persisting with Very Slow Progress (46:02)

Click through the video below to hear Karen discuss the previously stated topics.