Andrea Richards

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"I am of the firm belief that every child can learn. My mission as a special educator, and as a human being, is to empower all children with disabilities to become productive individuals."
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Antigua and Barbuda (Residence)
Antigua and Barbuda (Origin)

ELP class of 2016

Special Education Teacher at the Ministry of Education

Academics/Functional Academics
Teaching MDVI/DB

Andrea is a special education teacher at the Ministry of Education in Antigua and Barbuda. She developed an interest in special education in 2002 when she became the mother of a visually impaired daughter. Andrea works at her country's only government-run school for students with various disabilities. She recently completed studies in general special education at the University of the Southern Caribbean and hopes to complete a master's degree in inclusive special education.