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For much of the special education community, 2020 was the year of “How?”

How do we keep going?
How do we support our children who have special needs through virtual education?
How can we juggle all of this and keep our families, our students and ourselves safe and happy?

In 2021, as we begin to move on from such a difficult year, let’s take a moment and focus on a different, more important question: “Why?”

Why do people decide to be special education teachers?
Why do parents of special education students willingly volunteer their precious time to support their communities?
Why is a passion for special education such an integral part of all of our lives?

Learn more about our “Whys” on this page, and perhaps share your own!

A Message from Our CEO Paul Volosov

The First Why

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Parent and Educator Testimonial Stories

In Their Words

Special Education Community Members Share Their Whys

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