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Dear Disability-Inclusive Teacher, I See You

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Dear teacher, I see you!

I see you, bending down and speaking calmly to the child who is struggling.

I see you, taking the extra time to watch and make sure all the students are paying attention when you are at the board.

I see you, walking around gently redirecting students as their minds may wander.

I see you, making time to ensure every student has everything they need to feel comfortable and successful.

I see you, creating leadership moments for every student.

I see you, developing gifts and talents for every student to have a moment to shine.

I see you, taking pictures to share with parents.

I see you, writing extra notes to make sure parents feel like they know what is going on in their children’s classroom.

I see you, having quick meetings on the phone to better help keep parents informed.

I see you, helping to initiate friendships and helping all students feel like they belong in your classroom.

I see you, taking the time to include all students in your classroom!

I see you, with your huge heart, open to helping all students connect and be a relevant part of the classroom.

I see your joy when my child succeeds.

I see your love in all the little things you do.

I see you.

I see what a wonderful teacher you are and how beautiful your heart truly is!

Originally published: May 5, 2022
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