When you think of LinkedIn you usually think of professionals; lawyers, business people, looking to make connections to help grow their respective field or business. Alternatively you think of LinkedIn as a place to share your resume in hopes of getting a new job.
One piece of LinkedIn that is often overlooked is LinkedIn Groups. LinkedIn Groups, gathers people with common interests on a variety of topics. Groups members share and discuss items that are of interest to group members. With 871,00 active groups on LinkedIn you will be sure to find the topics that interest you.
Of those 871,000 groups there are thousands dedicated to special needs topics. Over the next month we will feature active groups that focus on specific special needs segments.
Today we are proud to bring you 5 Great Special Education Groups on LinkedIn
(some of the groups require approval by the group administrator before you join the group. This is usually a formality and may take a day or two before you are approved.)
This is a site for those involved with Special Education — teachers, administrators, parents, students, and community members — to network, exchange ideas and help each other.
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.
If you support people with learning disabilities or are involved with the learning disability community, please join us. We are the people who use and work on LD OnLine, a website that provides the latest information to the LD and special education field.
This group is dedicated solely to meeting the needs of special education teachers and those preparing for the field of special education teaching.Parents having special children can also join this group. Special Educator MR Autism