We offer a variety of special education teacher courses pertaining to Special Needs students, for teachers in Colorado and beyond, looking to earn recertification credits and learn more about important topics. Our courses provide a wealth of information, and resources for educators to help all students succeed and surpass goals. Our courses enhance teachers knowledge of special education, and empower educators to continue to examine, and explore excellent strategies and techniques to apply immediately in classrooms.
At The Educator’s Place, we promote strength-based instruction. We believe it is imperative to focus on students’ strengths and abilities, rather than disabilities. Our courses help educators learn how to concentrate on the strengths that all children possess. Our courses provide educators with up to date resources regarding current research, programs, video presentations, lectures, conferences, books, and multiple resources to share with other educators, as well as resources for parents and families.
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the number of students ages 3–21 receiving special education services is 6.7 million, or 13 percent of ALL public school students.
Among students receiving special education services:
- 34 percent have specific learning disabilities
- 20 percent have speech or language impairments
- 14 percent have other health impairments (including having limited strength, vitality, or alertness due to chronic or acute health problems such as a heart condition, tuberculosis, rheumatic fever, nephritis, asthma, sickle cell anemia, hemophilia, epilepsy, lead poisoning leukemia, or diabetes)
- Students with autism, intellectual disabilities, developmental delays, and emotional disturbances each account for between 5 and 9 percent of students
- Students with multiple disabilities, hearing impairments, orthopedic impairments, visual impairments, traumatic brain injuries, and deaf-blindness each account for 2 percent or less
This semester choose from our latest special education courses for teachers such as An Educators Guide to Helping Students With Trauma, Overcoming Sensory Processing Disorders, Meeting the Challenges of Autism, Reaching the Gifted, and Poverty and Education.