I am a recent graduate of Fitchburg State University where I majored in Special Education, Moderate Needs, grades 5 to 12. I also completed a second major in Interdisciplinary Studies, with clusters in History, Math, and Science. I have completed student teaching in urban public schools, and a practicum in a therapeutic school for students with behavioral and emotional difficulties. I have home schooled one of my stepchildren to avoid having the child retained while awaiting placement out of ...
My Bachelor's program in Special Needs covered how to deal with students who have ADD/ADHD. I have a mild form of ADD myself, and have learned many of the tricks to successful learning.
My Bachelor's degree in Special needs included several sections about Asperger Syndrome. Co-morbidity is prevalent in this population. I have experience working with many levels of this disorder.