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Special Education: Special Needs Students - Information & Resources Document List


This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Special Education category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2018-03-30 : Individual Education Programs Not Being Used as Intended in Special Education : Penn State researcher examines the role of IEPs for students with specific learning disabilities in general education settings.
2018-03-25 : ESL students with Special Needs Fail to Get Language Instruction : Students learning English as a second language who also have special needs are more likely to fall between the cracks of elementary school education.
2017-08-31 : Parents and Siblings Can be Teachers for Special Needs Kids : Parents and siblings of children with limited speech who took a training program significantly improved ability to communicate with special needs youth.
2017-08-09 : STEM3 Academy Opens Campuses for Students with Special Needs : STEM3 is a new initiative of The Help Group that provides STEM education with a residential option and services for parents, educators, and special needs students and young adults.
2017-01-16 : Children with Disability and Public Schools Supreme Court Case : U.S. Supreme Court hears case about level of education support disabled children must receive in the public school system.
2016-12-21 : Stephen Gaynor School Shares Benefits of Performing Arts Education for Students With Learning Differences : Award-winning actor with dyslexia, Mark Ruffalo, shares his insight on the importance of the performing arts for students with learning differences.
2016-12-19 : Language-Based Learning in Children - Unlocking Clues : University of Missouri study that focuses on typically learning children, has found a link between working memory and how children learn.
2016-11-11 : Exploring Detection of Learning Disabilities Through Physical Movement : Learning to Move and Moving to Learn study will measure fine-grained movement of the body, face and eyes in middle and high school age children to reveal measureable signs of learning disability.
2016-09-21 : Fulfilling Unmet Need for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) : Project goal is to develop and pilot a reading comprehension intervention that helps children with ASD not only to read, but understand and learn from the text.
2016-07-08 : Teaching K-8 Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder : New professional book by author Barbara Boroson from scholastic breaks down barriers for teaching K-8 students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
2016-02-24 : Delivering Equity for Students with Disabilities : U.S. Department of Education proposes new rule to improve equity in Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
2016-02-11 : Minorities Under-represented in US Special Ed Classrooms : Researchers suggest minority children less likely than otherwise similar white children to receive help for disabilities.
2015-01-24 : Making Schools More Autism Friendly : With increased number of families impacted by autism it is important to integrate a sensory friendly environment for autistic children.
2015-01-17 : Community College Performance Based Funding Hinders at Risk Students : Study indicates performance-based funding for Texas community colleges could disproportionately penalize colleges that predominately serve students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
2014-08-12 : List of the Best Private Special Needs Schools : List of the best U.S. private schools for special needs students based on educational offerings, student to faculty ratio, awards won, and extra-curricular activities.
2014-07-31 : School Classroom Inclusion - Children with Disabilities Benefit : Study finds secret to boosting language skills of preschoolers with disabilities may be to put them in classrooms with typically developing peers.
2014-05-29 : Low IQ Students Learn to Read After Persistent Intensive Instruction : Study offers hope for struggling readers after special education students and students with low IQ improved reading ability.
2012-11-23 : The Skoog - Musical Instrument for Music Therapy and Inclusive Education : The Skoog is a musical instrument designed to empower those with special needs and unable to play traditional instruments.
2012-07-30 : PECS and The Pyramid Approach to Education : Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) provides people with a cognitive disability a functional communication method.
2012-05-09 : SAT Scores and Children with Learning Disabilities : New online SAT preparation course can help children with learning disabilities obtain good SAT scores.
2012-04-03 : Successful Education of Students with Autism : Steps educators and team members can take to prepare for the inclusion of children who experience autism in classrooms.
2012-04-01 : Dismantling Oklahoma Scholarships for Students with Special Needs - AFC Condemns Ruling : Tulsa District Judge Rebecca B. Nightingale rules against Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities Program.
2012-03-30 : Judge Rules Against Disabled Students Opportunity for Equal Education : Judge Rebecca Nightingale rules against families of disabled students preventing them from receiving state scholarships to attend schools that accommodate their special needs.
2011-10-28 : Problem Solving Equations Linked to Relating Quantities to Numerals : Children who start elementary school with difficulty associating small exact quantities of items with printed numerals representing those quantities more likely to develop math related learning disability.
2011-09-28 : Special-ed Students Force-fed Cotton Balls Soaked with Vinegar as Form of Discipline : Reports from local parents who say their children attending Exley Elementary school in Katy were force-fed cotton balls soaked with vinegar as a form of discipline.
2011-09-27 : Special Interests Sue to Remove Arizona Children with Special Needs From Private Schools : Arizona Education Association and Arizona School Boards Association file another lawsuit to remove children with special needs from private schools of their parents choice.
2011-09-22 : Children With Special Needs - Guardianship Issues : Establishing a legal guardianship ca help protect children with disabilities as they transition to legal adulthood at age 18.
2011-07-18 : When Your Child Says "I'm Stupid" - What It Can Mean : What should a parent think when a happy and confident child makes comments like I am stupid when doing homework.
2011-07-07 : Mercyhurst Autism Summer Program : The Foundations Program is specifically designed for college bound teenagers with Asperger Syndrome and high functioning Autism Disorder.
2011-06-10 : Struggling Students - Vision and How it Relates to Learning : Educators have shed some light on why teachers and administrators across the US are rethinking their model of vision and how it relates to learning.
2011-05-31 : Special Education Scholarship Program : The Ohio Senates budget proposal released today includes language that creates a special education scholarship program.
2011-04-25 : PCI Education LIFT Series Intervention Programs : LIFT is designed for struggling students who are performing two or more years below grade level including students with learning differences and English language learners.
2011-02-15 : Silent Epidemic of Bullying Against Children With Special Needs : Children with special needs are victims of a nationwide silent epidemic of bullying according to the Walk a Mile in Their Shoes report.
2011-01-26 : Researching Special-Needs Schools : Our Kids Go to School has come up with a list of key questions for parents to ask potential schools.
2010-12-15 : 2010 Accessible eLearning Leadership Awards : These awards recognize those organizations that are producing accessible eLearning courses.
2010-11-18 : Students With Special Needs Celebrate New Law : Spectrum Center students developed the idea for the law and advocated for it during the recent legislative session.
2010-11-05 : Webcam Research Helps Kids Improve Reading Fluency : I Can See Me project is aimed to improve reading fluency which involves processing words in a meaningful way.
2010-09-13 : Collaboration on Special Education Training : San Jose State University and Second Start Learning Disabilities Programs Collaborate on Special Education Training.
2010-09-09 : Back-to-School Season Spurs Sales of Special Needs Tool : Kid Companions is a chewable and wearable therapy accessory recommended by occupational therapists and parents for special needs children.
2010-08-24 : Equal Access to Technology for Students with Special Needs : Students with Special Needs Take Step Toward Equal Access to Technology.
2010-08-19 : New Solution to Pressing Issue in Special Education : U.S. Department of Education Awards Grant to Presence TeleCare provider of special education services.
2010-08-07 : The Listening Program Helps Children With Down Syndrome Improve Speech Skills : Modified music program improves speech skills in children with Down syndrome.
2010-08-02 : Rethink Autism Helps Schools Serve More Students With Autism Despite Shrinking Budgets : There may be no greater challenge facing public schools today than the staggering increase in children diagnosed with autism.
2010-08-01 : New Twist on No Child Left Behind - Neuro-Linguistic Learning Center, El Dorado Hills : Neuro-Linguistic Learning Center in El Dorado Hills helps children teens and adults overcome effects of ADHD,Autism and learning disabilities.
2010-07-18 : Bonnie Terry Learning - Better Reading Skills : Bonnie Terry Learning Five Minutes to Better Reading Skills reading technique is perfect for parents to use with their child.
2010-07-16 : School Behavior Problems Linked to Family Type : Family relationships lead to specific difficulties for children during their early school years.
2010-06-28 : Horizon Academy Offers New Learning Disabilities Testing Center : Horizon Academy private accredited school specializing in educating children with learning disabilities is opening a new testing center.
2009-11-15 : The Council for Exceptional Children - Serving Children with Disabilities : Improvement of educational success for people with disabilities and their talents and gifts.
2009-09-24 : Learning Disabilities Research Results - Foundation for Learning Development : Programs and Tools for parents and educators of children with learning disabilities.
2009-09-17 : Children Write Faster with Pen than Keyboard : Children with and without handwriting disabilities able to write faster when using pen than keyboard to compose essays.
2009-09-15 : Getting Your Child with Special Needs Ready for School : Getting ready for the new school year starts earlier when you have a child with special needs.
2009-09-13 : College Tips for Students with Learning Disabilities : A number of useful tips and information for persons with learning disabilities attending college.
2009-09-13 : Learning Disabilities - Factors for Successful Post-Secondary Transition : Students with learning disabilities need to allow adequate time to set themselves up for post-secondary success.
2009-09-13 : Financial Concerns for College Students with Learning Disabilities : The federal government is the largest source of financial aid for a student with learning disabilities.
2009-08-27 : Gene Associated with Language, Speech and Reading Disorders : A gene on Chromosome 6 was associated with variability in language abilities in a study of children with Specific Language Impairment.
2009-04-27 : Breaking Writing Barriers for Students with Autism and Cognitive Disabilities : Assistive technologies for students with special needs released a study Making a Difference for Students with Autism Transforming Non-Writers into Writers Using Intelligent Word Prediction.
2009-04-08 : Students with Experience Corps Tutors Make Better Progress in Reading Skills : Students with Experience Corps tutors made over 60 percent more progress in learning critical reading skills.
2009-03-23 : Ways School Districts May Use ARRA Funds for Special Education : The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has extra money for special education services.
2009-03-03 : Reasons Not for Special Education to Bill Your Private Insurance : Have you been asked to give written consent so that your school district can bill your private insurance company.
2009-03-03 : Special Education Testing and Recommendations to Help Your Child : Do you have a child with autism or a learning disability that will be receiving special education testing from your school psychologist.
2009-03-03 : Your Child's Behavior and Special Education : Has your child with learning disabilities developed behavior problems that you believe are related to their frustration with their education.
2009-03-02 : Placement for Special Education Due Process Hearings : Did you know that IDEA 2004 states that a child has the right to a stay put placement until due process hearings are finished.
2009-03-01 : What School Psychologists Need Include in Special Education Evaluations : Things that need to be included in special education evaluations and psychological reports to benefit your childs education.
2009-03-01 : IQ Tests Special Education Verbal or Non-Verbal : By understanding the difference between verbal and non verbal IQ tests you will be able to ask for the IQ test that will appropriately measure your childs academic ability.
2009-01-01 : Diagnosis of Disabilities and Special Education Eligibility : Do you have a young child that you think has autism or another disability and the school disagrees.
2008-12-31 : Special Education Acronyms and Their Meanings : Definitions of what some of the acronyms in special education mean regarding disability.
2008-12-31 : Categories of Disability for Special Education Eligibility : Classifications of disability covered in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act IDEA.

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