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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Is it public or private? Either way, it's a controversial destination for students with disabilities that seem unable to "fit" in a public school setting.
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.