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Dawn G.

Greenwood, SC

$30/hour

12-Year Special Education Teacher

In-person lessons

$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 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
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD,
Autism,
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Reading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ADD/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

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.