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    Default A New Career

    So the last five years I've been a SAHM.
    I'm looking at going back to work in the next couple of years.
    So I'm thinking of a new career. I was working as a Practice Manager and not interested in getting back into admin roles.

    I have a son with autism and I would love to work with special needs kids.

    So I'm after suggestions on a career path and ideas in what I could do?
    What course shall I studied?

    Any info or ideas or great jobs would be great

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    Default A New Career

    Bump please

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    Default A New Career

    How long are you able to study for?

    I was thinking of OT, teaching, speech therapist etc but these are huge commitments in terms of studying.

    If your not able to commit
    to huge study committments then maybe working in a fundraising / marketing / admin role for an autisic charity or foundation.

    Maybe think about the professions that you have had interactions with for your son. Do any of them look interesting or are there closely related jobs.

    Good luck

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    I think its QUt that has an online teaching degree where you can specialize in special ed. Or you could do a 3 yr psych degree online and there is a masters in autism at griffith these days.

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    What about teaching special needs kids swimming? I just put up a post wanting to know how to be a swim teacher and i know you can specify to teach special needs kids ad adults


 

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