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?
Full-inclusion gives students with minor learning disabilities a chance to receive the same education as their non-disabled peers. However, the system has its flaws despite good intentions.
While inclusive education has its benefits, there are enormous challenges hindering its effective implementation especially in developing countries.
The iPad's accessibility features make it a great assistive technology tool for students with disabilities that impede their learning. Here's why special education teachers love the iPad.
Mainstreaming of children with low vision has been tried out in many countries successfully. Training of teachers and providing suitable facilities in regular classrooms are the hallmarks for success.
The causes of poor reading comprehension may be more complicated than what meets the eye. The causes can be varied and manifold and often require someone trained in identifying reading problems.
There's a lot of talk about right brain education. And, in many respects, it sounds appealing. However, some aspects of it work, while much of it may be misunderstood.
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.
Full inclusion or mainstreaming is the new trend in special education. Still, many students with disabilities need support in the classroom. Co-teaching can offer that needed help.
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,...