What kind of degree is required to work with mentally handicapped children?

February 21, 2009 by Tips for Disabled People  
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I have a while to decide what I want to do, I’m only a junior in high school, but I’m looking into working in a children’s home for mentally handicapped kids. Does anyone know if that requires a special degree? Or maybe just a nursing degree?

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2 Responses to “What kind of degree is required to work with mentally handicapped children?”

  1. enix_emoboi13 on February 25th, 2009 5:39 am

    Disabilities Feedback: Nursing or Medical degree is necessary but u need to show allot of interest in it also

  2. Joe A on February 28th, 2009 3:44 pm

    Disabilities Feedback: I forget whether it was Fahrenheit or Celsius…

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