Special Education Support Staff
Consults with teachers and classroom teams around selection, training and use of assistive technology devices students need to be successful in school.
Conducts audiological evaluations for students with hearing problems, develops individual treatment plans for students with hearing challenges, manages classroom acoustics to eliminate background noise, teaches staff how to use FM’s appropriately, works on classroom accommodations for students with hearing loss.
Work with staff in the planning and implementation of programs for students on the autism spectrum or those who have similar learning or behavioral challenges.
Work with staff, students and families on behalf of students with challenging behaviors which interfere with student succes.
Complete Functional Behavioral Assessments, Design, implement and monitor, through ongoing data collection, individualized Behavior Support Plan.
Provide overall leadership to the creation and implementation of an innovative and compliant special education service program in support of Administrators, Teachers and Students within the assigned cluster.
Provides continuity of educational services between the classroom and home or health care facility, for students whose medical needs, both physical and psychiatric, do not allow school attendance for a limited period of time.
Work with students with hearing impairments who need these services to access their educational program.
Works with school staff in the classroom and the community to provide instructional programs.
Assists staff with implementation of district adopted curriculum and with IEP writing.
Assist school staff in management of student medical needs.
Work with students to improve gross and fine motor skills.
Helps visually impaired students navigate through their environment.
Work with students to improve range of motion, gait and other gross motor skills.
Conducts educational assessments and completes assessment reports for students ages 3-5 who are referred for special education evaluations.
Works with families, schools, community and agencies birth to transition and support students ages 3-5 into our Early Childhood programs.
Coordinate assessment activities for students referred for Special Education services or in need of a three-year reevaluation. They assess in all academic areas, cognitive, behavioral and social/adaptive skill areas.
Works with students to improve deficient areas in communication skills.
Works with visually impaired students at all levels.