The principal of the school provides vital leadership to the Individual Educational Planning Team, along with much needed moral support for teachers, service providers, and parents.
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.
Full inclusion is an attempt to elevate students with disabilities to the same educational access as their peers have. While it may work for some, it does little for some. One article in a series.
There's always an education program that promises to work miracles for students with special needs. Brain Gym is just one of them; however, there's questions about its use in public schools.
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
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.
Addressing the stigma associated with special education students in our society.
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?
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.
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.