Online Special Education Teacher
Dan Spring has been a special education teacher working for SelfDesign, an online school, for about 8 years. During that time, he has specialized in supporting Neurodiverse students with a variety of supports, strategies and accommodations. Part of his job involves counselling with parents and learners on a regular basis. He also hires teams of professionals like Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists and tutors to work with children to help them overcome learning obstacles. Dan has bachelors degrees in English and Education from the Universities of Waterloo and British Columbia, respectively. Currently, he is finishing his Masters in Transformative Learning, with a focus on Neurodiversity. Dan also recently obtained accreditation as a Natural Learning Relationships practitioner, with a special focus on working with children - and the families of children - who live with Autism.