We often witness children with learning and attentional difficulties, and their parents struggle with keeping up with their academic requirements. While school districts and government agencies can provide help with diagnosis, intervention, modifications, and accommodations, there are several cases where a child would need more support inside and outside the classroom. That is where a private special education itinerant teacher SEIT is beneficial.
QUEENS, NY, Private Special Education Itinerant Teacher SEIT
We travel throughout Queens, NY to the following neighborhoods: Long Island City (LIC), Astoria, Ditmars Steinway, Sunnyside, Woodside, Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Corona, Ridgewood, Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Flushing, Bayside, Fresh Meadows, Little Neck, Douglaston, Glen Oaks, Floral Park, Bellerose and more!
What is a Private Special Education Itinerant Teacher SEIT?
A private special education itinerant teacher SEIT is a special education provider who works with children with speech, language, developmental, behavioral, social, and emotional issues. The purpose of SEITs is to help a child achieve their academic goals and successfully integrate into class. This is done by honing the skills a child needs to learn alongside their typically developing peers.
In the State of New York, SEITs are required to have certification in special education. Teachers who work with the blind, visually and hearing impaired, and bilingual students need further certification as a teacher of the blind and visually impaired, teacher of the deaf, and bilingual teacher of special education, respectively.
When working with a student, the SEIT creates customized strategies based on the child’s Individualized Education Plan or IEP. Depending on each student’s needs and IEP recommendation, SEITs may work with learners individually or in groups.
How SEITs can help
Young learners, typically preschoolers aged three to five years old, who are classified by their school district as a student with a disability may seek the help of a SEIT.
As their title suggests, SEITs travel to a child’s school or home to provide direct or indirect services. Direct services involve helping children develop their cognitive and academic skills to make sure they succeed in the classroom. Indirect services refer to consultations and communicating with school teachers and other professionals in order to provide better support for the child.
Services provided by a SEIT may include:
- Guidance and implementation of the student’s IEP
- Implementation and monitoring of behavioral management programs
- Collaboration with teachers in developing the lesson plans and implementing the child’s IEP
- Coordination with therapists and parents
- Parent training
Services provided by SEITs may be done in collaboration with other educational programs or therapy.
Finding a Private Special Education Itinerant Teacher SEIT for your Child
If a child is classified as a student with disability, the school, Board of Education, or the child’s therapist may recommend the services of a Private Special Education Itinerant Teacher SEIT. The DOE may provide these services for students, but parents themselves also have the option of seeking the help of a Private Special Education Itinerant Teacher SEIT.
At Queens Letters, we provide private Special Education Itinerant Teacher SEIT support services. These services are not reimbursable by the DOE or by RSAs. Parents pay us directly.
To learn more about Queens Letters’ SEIT services and how we can support your child in achieving their academic and learning goals, reach out to us today!