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Learning Differences The Brightest and Best

Who do you think about when you worry about meeting student needs? I’ll bet you think about those students who are struggling in one way or another to keep up or catch up. So, when you think about differentiating to meet student needs, you think of ... More >>

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PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION LIMITED AVAILABILITY, UNLIMITED POTENTIAL

There is a long history of private organizations caring for and educating many of the most handicapped children in the United States. Today there are approximately 1,500 to 2,000 private special education schools, many of which accept students from ... More >>

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INDIVIDUALIZING INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES TO MEET THE DIVERSE NEEDS OF LEARNERS

Meeting the needs of learners with special needs is a complex process.  The uniqueness of each individual’s strengths and challenges merits a fully individualized assessment.  Furthermore, designed interventions are as diverse as the individuals the... More >>

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Visual Literacy and the Visual Teacher

Changing perspectives changes lives. As one of the many pioneers in the field of visual literacy, I have travelled throughout the world observing the universal visual expression that crosses all cultural boundaries. Humans are hard-wired for learnin... More >>

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EDUCATING STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA HOW INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS FOR DYSLEXIA CAN HELP PUBLIC EDUCATION

As an educator, you know that reading is fundamental to a student’s long-term success in the classroom and beyond. You also probably know that some bright and hardworking students still struggle to read. The underlying cause of their reading difficu... More >>

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CHARACTERISTICS OF INTERDISCIPLINARY PRACTICE

An interdisciplinary practice model in education is an integrated approach to education involving continuous collaboration among students, their family members and the professionals responsible for delivering services to a student and his or her fam... More >>

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NAVIGATING THE BEHAVIORAL MAZE OF A CHILD WITH ASPERGER’S SYNDROME

It’s no surprise to you that no two students are the same. As a teacher, you have long recognized that your individual students have different personalities, learning styles and socialization approaches. Sometimes, however, you may encounter a stude... More >>

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COMMON SOFTWARE APPLICATION FOR STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

I taught Special Ed during the first five years of my teaching career. I taught high functioning developmentally delayed elementary and junior high students (everything from PDDNOS to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome to Cerebral Palsy), as well as learning di... More >>

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Helping Students with Disabilities Make Good College Choices

When high school students begin to consider postsecondary options, some of them find an almost limitless field of undergraduate choices. These are the students with grades, test scores, and/or athletic ability that make them prime candidates for gen... More >>

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Flipping the Equation on Challenging Behavior

When you decided to become a teacher, did you envision changing young people’s lives for the better and coming home each day with a glow of satisfaction? Sadly, the reality can be vastly different! When a classroom is filled with students engaging i... More >>

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SOS - why do I read slowly and can’t remember it?

How often have you heard someone say, “I read slowly” or “I have trouble remembering what I read?” These two statements are more common that most people realize. Recent research in cognitive processing has identified a hidden group of learners that ... More >>

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Special Education Advances Individualized Learning for All

There was a time when children with disabilities were routinely denied a public education. Often these children were turned away if the public school system was not equipped to educate them or the system simply did not want to expend the effort or i... More >>

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THE IMPACT OF SELF-REGULATION ON COLLEGE CHOICES FOR STUDENTS WITH ADHD

How does self-regulation impact college readiness and college choices for high school students with ADHD? Consider the college environment as compared to high school — teenagers are catapulted into the land of independent thinking. They have no pare... More >>

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THE FUNDAMENTALS of ADHD Coaching for Students

You were talking to a fellow teacher about ADHD coaching last week and she told you that one of her students benefited from the coaching process. He is more organized, uses his planner and works with his coach regularly to schedule all his life even... More >>

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PARENT-IMPLEMENTED LANGUAGE INTERVENTION A FAMILY-CENTERED MODEL FOR BUILDING CAREGIVER CAPACITY IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

Every day, educators, therapists, and parents work tirelessly to help children on the autism spectrum reach their potential in areas such as communication, interaction, academics, and daily life skills. With new interventions for children with autis... More >>

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