I have experience working as a math resource teacher in northern VA. I started the program in a small, parochial school and worked with students in grades 2-8. I use methods like "touch math" to help students with memory issues learn their facts and build confidence. I acted as the liason between parents and teachers, in addition to representing parents at IEP meetings which can be very overwhelming and intimidating to parents. With the money shortage in education, it is very difficult to con... [more]
Each year, including the current school year, I have at least 2 high functioning students with Aspergers. I am very good working with these students and am constantly studying and learning new teaching strategies. I have about 40% of my current students with ADHD. I also have two, college aged children with ADHD. I have spent years reading and learning methods to help students. I am very good at organizational skills which is so important for these students that struggle to turn in homework, etc.