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NOC 4215 Instructors of persons with disabilities

Example Titles
braille instructor
braille teacher
finger-spelling teacher
instructor of persons with a mobility impairment
instructor of persons who are blind
instructor of persons who are deaf
instructor of persons who are hard of hearing
instructor of persons with a learning disability
instructor of persons with a visual impairment
instructor of persons with developmental disabilities
instructor of persons with disabilities
instructor of persons with intellectual disabilities
instructor of persons with special needs
job coach for persons with disabilities
lip-reading instructor
lip-reading teacher
orientation and mobility instructor
orientation and mobility instructor for persons with a visual impairment
orientation and mobility teacher for persons who are blind
orientation and mobility teacher of persons with a visual impairment
rehabilitation instructor for persons who are blind
rehabilitation instructor of persons with a visual impairment
rehabilitation teacher
rehabilitation teacher for persons who are blind
rehabilitation teacher of persons with a visual impairment
sign language instructor
sign language teacher
special education technician – persons with disabilities
special programs instructor for persons with disabilities
teacher for persons with autism
teacher for persons with intellectual disabilities
teacher of braille
teacher of persons who are blind
teacher of persons who are deaf
teacher of persons who are hard of hearing
teacher of persons who are hearing impaired
teacher of persons with a mobility impairment
teacher of persons with a visual impairment
teacher of persons with developmental disabilities

Lead statement
Instructors of persons with disabilities teach children and adults using a variety of techniques to facilitate communication, rehabilitation, social skills and increased independence. They are employed in rehabilitation centres, specialized educational institutes and throughout the school system.

Main duties
Instructors of persons with disabilities perform some or all of the following duties:
Develop individualized education and intervention plans based on special needs of client to facilitate their readaptation and independence objectives
Assess individuals in areas such as physical limitations, orientation and mobility skills, and cognitive, social and emotional barriers to establish client rehabilitation or adaptation goals
Assist individuals with physical, intellectual, visual and hearing disabilities or multiple disorders to develop life skills and provide job training
Instruct individuals with disabilities and their families in the use of rehabilitative techniques, prosthetic devices, wheelchairs and other equipment designed to maximize clients’ independence and potential
Instruct persons with a visual impairment in reading and writing braille and in the use of special equipment or supports such as human or animal guides, long canes and other adaptive mobility devices
Instruct persons who are hard of hearing or deaf in lip-reading, finger spelling and sign language according to individual communication needs
Instruct persons who are hard of hearing or deaf in the formation and development of sounds for speech using hearing aids, and other devices and techniques
Collaborate with specialists, such as rehabilitation counsellors, speech-language pathologists and occupational therapists, to develop programs for clients’ special needs

Source: Canada website