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Dawn G.

Greenwood, SC

$30/hour

12-Year Special Education Teacher

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$30/Hour


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Lander University, Greenwood, SC
Special Education

Education

Lander University, Greenwood, SC (Special Education)

About Dawn

I've taught Special Education in all grades. I have the most experience with moderate to more profound special needs such as autism and Down syndrome. I have taught in a primary, elementary and high school all within the moderate to more profound special needs areas. I usually work on communication and social skills as well as daily living and job skills. Right now I am teaching high school and my main goal is to get my students ready to enter the work force. If they go to the Burton Center or get a job within the community, I want to do all I can to help with the transition from school to the work force.

I have also worked with the milder disabilities such as ADD/ADHD and dyslexia. As a matter a fact, I have a daughter who has ADD, and I know first hand how hard it is to teach a child who has a hard time sitting still, focusing and paying attention for longer periods of time. What I love about tutoring and teaching is watching a student be able to master something that he/she has struggled with in the past.

I try to focus on one student at a time and skill at a time. The more hands-on activities I can do, the better. I try to find activities that they find fun and engaging, but that are also educational. I have found that many students love educational computer games, and I love to use these types of activities in my teaching as a tool to help with learning, as well as a reward for doing activities that the students may not like to do as much.

Feel free to contact me if I can be of any help to you or your child. I am looking forward to hearing from you!
I've taught Special Education in all grades. I have the most experience with moderate to more profound special needs such as autism and Down syndrome. I have taught in a primary, elementary and high school all within the moderate to more profound special needs areas. I usually work on communication and social skills as well as daily living and job Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Greenwood, SC 29646
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Reading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADHD

I have taught special education for the past twelve years. I have a daughter with ADD/ADHD. Some strategies that I use for ADD/ADHD are shortening written assignments, using items that are more hands-on and using a visual chart for each student's schedule. (A visual schedule will help the student see what he/she has done, along with what needs to be completed.) I also use a reward system to keep the student motivated.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I have taught many students with autism spectrum disorders. I focus on communication skills and social skills. I also focus on daily living and job (transitional) skills. I work one-on-one and focus in on the needs of that one student. I have taught special education for the past twelve years.

Special Needs

I have taught special education for the past twelve years. I have taught many students with all kinds of disabilities. Some accommodations that I give students are more time, one-on-one activities, hands-on activities along with visual schedules and a visual assessment of progress.

Lander University, Greenwood, SC
Special Education

Education

Lander University, Greenwood, SC (Special Education)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Dawn will travel within 40 miles of Greenwood, SC 29646.