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Middle School Special Education Teachers

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Middle School Special Education Teachers work with middle school students who have a wide range of physical, mental, or emotional disabilities. With students who have mild or moderate disabilities, they make sure that lessons and teaching strategies are modified to meet students' needs. With students who have severe disabilities, they teach the students independent living skills and basic literacy, along with communication and math.


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