What type of patients do they take care of?

T‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍he term “special needs” is used in many environments. Children with ailments, disabled adults, even in mental illness (if the diagnosis prevents daily life). -How do you become a Special Needs or also known Developmental Disability Nurse? -What type of patients do they take care of? Is there extra education required? -What are the roles and responsibilities? The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) talk about the needs of children ‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍in the United States and how special needs nurses are needed in the current school arena. What is the Mission statement of the NASN? What are the goals and how does a school nurse become a special needs nurse if they want to be used in the school setting. Does your local school district require a particular certification? What type of children does the RN help and work with in the school setting? 850 word count minimum, APA 7, three reference minimum‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍.