I teach special ed.
I am content certified - meaning I have the same skillset as general ed teachers - but I also have special ed certification.
No, I am not more patient.
Yes, Other Teacher gets kudos for teaching three levels of the same course (same course, varying speeds as the kids are general ed, bright, and STEM).
No, I do not get credit for co-teaching in two different math courses while adapting the curriculum for three other math courses to meet the ieps of the kids I teach.
The good news, I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. It may be closer than I have previously said.