The teachers make sure that students learn with comfort. They provide the adaptations and the assistive technologies that learners need. They also deliver instructions and manage the learning environment well (Davil & Mc Learby, 2007).
Special educators in America perform many duties including non instructional ones. This strengthens special education. Parents, on the other hand, take good care of their children and they do not feel ashamed by the disability. The teachers are however faced with challenges that can in turn weaken the special education system. Teachers experience role ambiguity whereby they get various unclear directives from many people. In addition to that, the workload and the number of students is too large for one teacher to handle. In reference to this, school administrators do not support what they do and so the load is left to the teachers. Another thing that can weaken the system is the difficult assignments given to the students to tackle.
In conclusion, teachers need to treat special needs students with care, fairness and respect to enable the students feel like they are normal people. From the analysis above, it is worth noting that special education in America has more strengths than weaknesses. In America today, people embrace special education because every human being, whether with disability or not, deserves to get ...Show more