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.
What happens when students with special needs no longer need special education services? It's time for the Exit IEP. Here's the how-to ensure these students re-enter general education status.
What's the most common learning disability seen in special education classes? ADD/ADHD? Autism? How about Auditory Processing Disorder? The latter is extremely prevalent, possibly more than the others
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.
It takes up a small section of the IEP, but by agreeing to it, a student with special needs will have school extended into summer.
Once it was hailed as a break through in teaching and educating students with severe forms of autism. Now, it has been discredited, despite the fact that it is still in use. So why doesn't it work?
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.
Send your student well stocked for school with this elementary special education supply list. Do you teach special education? Consider using some or all of these items for your next supply list.
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.