Deborah is an Ontario Certified Teacher with a Specialist in Special Education. She has over 25 years’ experience teaching at the primary, junior and intermediate levels in both a regular classroom setting and a student support resource centre. With a focus on literacy and numeracy, Deborah has developed both remedial and enriched academic programs for students in kindergarten to grade 8.
As an integral member of an interdisciplinary team, Deborah’s area of focus and expertise for the past 10+ years has been to promote greater empathy and understanding in the area of children’s mental health. Deborah provides guidance to young learners and their families in navigating the education system and encourages positive communication and collaboration between families and schools.
“All behaviour has meaning” – origin unknown.