Instructors and teachers of persons with disabilities teach children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities.
Duties May Include
Instruct students who are blind or visually impaired in reading/writing Braille and in the use of special equipment
Instruct students who are deaf or hearing-impaired in lip-reading, finger spelling, and sign language
Instruct students who are hearing-impaired in the formation/development of sounds for speech using hearing aids/other devices
Instruct persons with physical disabilities and their families in the use of rehabilitative techniques, prosthetic devices, wheelchairs, and other equipment
Assist individuals with intellectual impairments or physical disabilities to develop life skills and provide job training/support
Examples of Titles
Disabled Persons Instructor
Other Teachers of Exceptional Students
Teacher for the Hearing Impaired
Teacher of Braille
Teacher of the Blind
Teacher of the Deaf
Teacher of the Physically Disabled
Teachers of Exceptional Students
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.