Tag Archives: social services

Weekly writing challenge: the instant my life changed

15 Nov

This weeks writing challenge was easy for me: the moment my life changed was the moment that I knew that Special Education was the career path I needed to pursue.

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Don’t give up

27 Nov
The head teacher came into my tutor group the other day. ‘Can I have a word? I have a new student for you; you’re good with the naughty ones aren’t you? I’m giving you Ben. He starts next week, but I wouldn’t worry about him, I’ll have him out by Christmas’
And thus started my journey into Special needs. Ben had a marked and moving effect on me. He, single handed, is the reason why I am now a special needs teacher. When I tell his story, even to this day it upsets me. Continue reading