First in a series, this article takes a look at the advantages of home-schooling (or home studying) a child with learning disabilities.
The Importance of Routines and Procedures in the Special Education Classroom...Before the year starts, make a list of all the aspects of class that would benefit from the explicit teaching of a routine or procedure, write a routine or procedure for each activity, for at least the first month of...
Specialized Academic Instruction was marketed to California school district as a way for them to save money and fulfill the goals of mainstreaming special education students. But is it working?
How does one find the academic levels and skills of a student with special needs? There are several assessment tools available to special educators. One of them is the Woodcock Johnson.
An ideal classroom arrangement can bolster special needs students' abilities to learn. The trick is to find out which arrangement will accommodate this particular student population.
Teaching math can be tricky. Teaching it to students with autism can be daunting. Here are some tips and tools to help simplify this task.
Accommodation is a key tool to help students with disabilities access the same curriculum as their non-disabled peers. Here are some accommodations for students with visual impairments.
Speech and language disorders are mild, but they are very common. Here is brief description of the disorders, its probable causes, and forms of treatment through special education
It is used as a positive or a mystical term. Still, the "Indigo Children" label doesn't serve these students. At best it's positive. At worst, it's dishonest and misleading.
No matter how many changes Special Education programs and laws go through, there are at least two items that will never change: the need for accommodations and modifications of lesson plans.