Summary Special Education Technician - Persons With Disabilities in Ontario
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Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Instructors of persons with disabilities teach children and adults using a variety of techniques to facilitate communication, rehabilitation, social skills and increased independence. They are employed in rehabilitation centres, specialized educational institutes and throughout the school system.
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College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
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- Instruct students in reading and writing braille
- Instruct students in lip-reading, finger spelling and sign language
- Instruct in the use of rehabilitative techniques, prosthetic devices and wheelchairs
- Instruct students in formation and development of sound for speech using hearing aids and other devices
- Assist students to develop life skills
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