Special Education: Special Needs Students and Schools Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2019-01-15
Although some of these documents from our Special Education category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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List of Special Education Publications:
Article by Kathleen M. Cleaver regarding using the words special and special needs to describe children who are disabled or learn differently than their classmates.
List of common learning disabilities including an explanation of each, and signs or symptoms a child with an LD may display.
Paper by Elizabeth Barker-Voss and Kristin Basinger from The University of Phoenix focuses on challenges of managing needs of English language learners (ELLs) in the special education sector.
Findings show over the past 40 years 55 - 73% of students with intellectual disabilities spend most or all of the school day in self-contained classrooms or schools and not with their peers without disabilities.
Penn State researcher examines the role of IEPs for students with specific learning disabilities in general education settings.
Students learning English as a second language who also have special needs are more likely to fall between the cracks of elementary school education.
Parents and siblings of children with limited speech who took a training program significantly improved ability to communicate with special needs youth.
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.
U.S. Supreme Court hears case about level of education support disabled children must receive in the public school system.
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.
University of Missouri study that focuses on typically learning children, has found a link between working memory and how children learn.
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.
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.
New professional book by author Barbara Boroson from scholastic breaks down barriers for teaching K-8 students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
U.S. Department of Education proposes new rule to improve equity in Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Researchers suggest minority children less likely than otherwise similar white children to receive help for disabilities.
With increased number of families impacted by autism it is important to integrate a sensory friendly environment for autistic children.
Study indicates performance-based funding for Texas community colleges could disproportionately penalize colleges that predominately serve students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
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.
Study finds secret to boosting language skills of preschoolers with disabilities may be to put them in classrooms with typically developing peers.
Study offers hope for struggling readers after special education students and students with low IQ improved reading ability.
The Skoog is a musical instrument designed to empower those with special needs and unable to play traditional instruments.
The Pyramid Approach to Education and Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is a model of teaching that establishes learning environments for individuals with developmental disabilities and/or learning impairments.
SAT Success Coach is a preparation course allowing children who have learning disabilities to obtain good SAT scores.
Steps educators and team members can take to prepare for the inclusion of children who experience autism in classrooms.
Tulsa District Judge Rebecca B. Nightingale rules against Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities Program.
Judge Rebecca Nightingale rules against families of disabled students preventing them from receiving state scholarships to attend schools that accommodate their special needs.
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.
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.
Arizona Education Association and Arizona School Boards Association file another lawsuit to remove children with special needs from private schools of their parents choice.
Establishing a legal guardianship ca help protect children with disabilities as they transition to legal adulthood at age 18.
What should a parent think when a happy and confident child makes comments like I am stupid when doing their homework?.
The Foundations Program is specifically designed for college bound teenagers with Asperger Syndrome and high functioning Autism Disorder.
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.
The Ohio Senates budget proposal released today includes language that creates a special education scholarship program.
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.
Children with special needs are victims of a nationwide silent epidemic of bullying according to the Walk a Mile in Their Shoes report.
Our Kids Go to School has come up with a list of key questions for parents to ask potential schools.
These awards recognize those organizations that are producing accessible eLearning courses.
Spectrum Center students developed the idea for the law and advocated for it during the recent legislative session.
I Can See Me project is aimed to improve reading fluency which involves processing words in a meaningful way.
San Jose State University and Second Start Learning Disabilities Programs Collaborate on Special Education Training.
Kid Companions is a chewable and wearable therapy accessory recommended by occupational therapists and parents for special needs children.
Students with Special Needs Take Step Toward Equal Access to Technology.
U.S. Department of Education Awards Grant to Presence TeleCare provider of special education services.
Modified music program improves speech skills in children with Down syndrome.
There may be no greater challenge facing public schools today than the staggering increase in children diagnosed with autism.
Neuro-Linguistic Learning Center in El Dorado Hills helps children teens and adults overcome effects of ADHD,Autism and learning disabilities.
Bonnie Terry Learning Five Minutes to Better Reading Skills reading technique is perfect for parents to use with their child.
Family relationships lead to specific difficulties for children during their early school years.
Horizon Academy private accredited school specializing in educating children with learning disabilities is opening a new testing center.
Improvement of educational success for people with disabilities and their talents and gifts.
Programs and Tools for parents and educators of children with learning disabilities.
Children with and without handwriting disabilities able to write faster when using pen than keyboard to compose essays.
Getting ready for the new school year starts earlier when you have a child with special needs.
A number of useful tips and information for persons with learning disabilities attending college.
Students with learning disabilities need to allow adequate time to set themselves up for post-secondary success.
The federal government is the largest source of financial aid for a student with learning disabilities.
A gene on Chromosome 6 was associated with variability in language abilities in a study of children with Specific Language Impairment.
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.
Students with Experience Corps tutors made over 60 percent more progress in learning critical reading skills.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has extra money for special education services.
Have you been asked to give written consent so that your school district can bill your private insurance company.
Do you have a child with autism or a learning disability that will be receiving special education testing from your school psychologist.
Has your child with learning disabilities developed behavior problems that you believe are related to their frustration with their education.
Did you know that IDEA 2004 states that a child has the right to a stay put placement until due process hearings are finished.
Things that need to be included in special education evaluations and psychological reports to benefit your childs education.
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.
Do you have a young child that you think has autism or another disability and the school disagrees.
Glossary of special education acronyms including short definitions or meaning of each listed abbreviation for parents, therapists, and schools.
Classifications of disability covered in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act IDEA.
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