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Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities  (NOC 4215)
Laval Region
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Instructors and teachers of persons with disabilities teach children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities communication techniques, such as Braille or sign language, and rehabilitation skills to increase independence and mobility. They are employed in rehabilitation centres, specialized educational institutes and throughout the elementary and secondary school system.

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Instructors and teachers of persons with disabilities perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Instruct students who are blind or visually impaired in reading and writing Braille and in the use of special equipment
  • Instruct students who are deaf or hearing impaired in lip-reading, finger spelling and sign language, according to individual communication needs
  • Instruct students who are hearing impaired in formation and development of sounds for speech using hearing aids and other devices
  • Instruct individuals with physical disabilities and their families in the use of rehabilitative techniques, prosthetic devices, wheelchairs and other equipment designed to minimize the effects of a disability
  • Assist individuals with intellectual impairments and physical disabilities to develop life skills, and provide job training and support.
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Outlook & Prospects for Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities in Laval Region

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Québec.

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Table on the employment potential for Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities in Laval Region as well as in the rest of the Québec.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-10-09
Bas-Saint-Laurent Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2013-01-11
Capitale-Nationale Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-10-11
Centre-du-Québec Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-11-22
Chaudière-Appalaches Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-11-01
Côte-Nord Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2012-12-06
Estrie Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-11-15
Gaspésie -- Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-10-10
Lanaudière Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2012-11-16
Laurentides Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2012-11-02
Laval Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2013-05-06
Mauricie Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-11-15
Montérégie Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-10-31
Montréal Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2012-11-20
Nord-du-Québec Region N/A N/A
Outaouais Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-10-11
Saguenay--Lac-Saint-Jean Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-11-06

Additional Provincial Prospects

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