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special educational needs teacher





Special educational needs teachers work with and teach children, young people, and adults with an intellectual or physical disability. They use a range of specialised concepts, strategies and tools to optimise learners' communication, mobility, autonomy, and social integration. They select teaching methods and support resources to enable individual learners to maximise their potential for independent living.

Alternative Labels

teacher in special education needs

teacher of special educational needs

special needs educator

autism teacher

special educational needs professional

special education teacher

special educational needs teacher

special education resource teacher

SEN teacher

special needs teacher

educator in special educational needs

teacher for hearing impaired children

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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