As a special needs educational assistant, you support students of all ages and abilities to develop their social, emotional, cognitive and physical skills in ways that also improve their academic success.

This program prepares you to assist teachers in developing and implementing appropriate instructional programs and methods. Gain a solid foundation in theory and practical strategies to support classroom instructional, behavioural and social learning. Then complete a field placement where you can apply your new knowledge and skills.

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Work with students who learn differently.

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Preparing grads for a unique role in the classroom
The Special Needs Educational Assistant program gives graduates the skills and knowledge to support learners of all ages and abilities.
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