How Does Special Needs Improve Patient And Professional When Working With Them?

1673 WordsFeb 4, 20167 Pages
Teacher Ignacio Estrado said, “If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.” There are many people in this world are considered special needs and it differs from Autism, Down syndrome, ADHD, etc. I think that these people need multiple ways to understand somethings and need to learn in different ways as well as being taught whatever ways suits them best. People that were born like this shape our world and a lot of people who are “normal” are to ignorant and stubborn to realize that because they are too busy judging them or are “too cool” to actually help them/hangout with them to make them feel like they fit in. Handling people like this takes patience and professionalism, consistency, caring, and a…show more content…
Special needs people are great no matter what teachers they have, how they are taught, and even when they work with their peers. At this school there are twenty one teachers that deal with special education. “Teachers must always keep in mind why the student’s acts that way and they do not need to take verbal attacks personally, but realize that they respect authority, and that the student may not.” ("Special educational needs teachers”) Teachers must win special needs children’s trust and it will take a lot of time but it gets easier as they grow on you. These students are with teachers for about 6 to 7 hours every day, five days a week, and the whole school year. They can be one of the most important people in these kids’ lives just by being there and wanting them to succeed. Teachers that are successful and care about their students who also care about the teacher can have a burn-out very quickly. A burn-out is when a teacher may lose professionalism or caring to much about these students and getting very upset when they fail to succeed. These things do happen after just due to teachers getting overwhelmed and frustrated. “Teaching learning disabled youngsters will present you with some unique and distinctive challenges. Not only will these students demand more of your time and patience; so, too, will they require specialized instructional strategies in a structured environment that supports and enhances their learning potential. It is important to
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