As a certified interpreter of the Saudi Sign Language who worked in various government and private institutions, I have had the opportunity to represent my country at various conferences concentrating on the field of Special Education in the past. This was an opportunity that presented itself to me while I was also training in other Sign Language specializations both in and outside of my country. These training and representative stints allowed me to take on the position of Director of the Deaf Club in Riyadh from 2002 -2004. Aside from my aforementioned accomplishments, I also worked as a Lecturer at the Salman Bin Abdulaziz University in the schools Special Education Department as well as a teacher for the deaf at the Saudi Ministry of Education for more than eleven years.
It was only 2 years ago, in the year 2011 to be exact. When I decided to pursue higher academic training in relation to my job description in Saudi. I realized that my work demanded that I achieve a higher level of both Special Education and English language training in order for me to competently accomplish my tasks. it was this need for advanced language training that led me to enroll first at the English Language Institute of Lamar University during the fall semester of 2011. I continue to attend language classes at Lamar alongside 2 additional classes related to the study of the American Sign Language. I completed my studies in ASL1 and 2 at Lamar University as well.
I have an ardent desire to attend your university for my graduate studies because of your world renowned expertise in the field of Special Education. With the unparalleled training and mentoring that I stand to gain by attending your university program, I will be able to return to my country armed with the most up to date knowledge and skills in the field of Special Education.
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