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Is Your Special Education Child on the School to Prison Pipeline? 5 Things You Can Do About It!

Is Your Special Education Child on the School to Prison Pipeline? 5 Things You Can Do About It! I recently was contacted by a parent of a child with Autism from another state for some advocacy advice. The mother is educated, knowledgeable in advocacy skills and a passionate fighter for her child! She is extremely …

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Can Special Education Help or Harm Our Emotional Disturbed Students?

Can Special Education Help or Harm Our Emotional Disturbed Students? As a Special Educational teacher I have seen first hand how many parents are devastated to know that they child is a candidate for this program. Special education basically makes education tailored made for the special child. I had the pleasure of working with students …

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Special Education and the Importance of Collaboration

Special Education and the Importance of Collaboration Collaboration means working with an individual or a group of individuals to achieve a common goal. Its importance is most visible in education. Every day, teachers work together with their peers, school counselors, and other staff for the success of each student. And when it comes to special …

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Special Education Model Forms – How You Can Use Them to Benefit Your Child’s Education

Special Education Model Forms – How You Can Use Them to Benefit Your Child’s Education Are you a parent of a child with autism or a learning disability receiving special education services? Did you know that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) required the Office of Special Education Programs to develop 3 model forms? …

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When Special Education Fails

When Special Education Fails The designating categories of special education have been carefully conceptualized by educators and are conscientiously considered in the cases of students who appear to have a barrier or barriers to learning. Most cases referred to school psychologists are straightforward and well understood. The majority of students referred and evaluated clearly meet …

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5 Lies About Special Education Transportation, and How You Can Overcome the Lies and Get Your Child

5 Lies About Special Education Transportation, and How You Can Overcome the Lies and Get Your Child Are you the parent of a child with autism or a physical disability, that receives special education services? Does your child need transportation services? Do you think that special education personnel are not being truthful about what the …

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Some K-12 Schools Putting Fewer Students in Special Education

Some K-12 Schools Putting Fewer Students in Special Education Over the last couple of years, schools in Long Island¬†have been placing fewer students in Special Education classes. Instead, some Long Island students¬†with special needs have been receiving tutoring to help them keep up with their school work. Mainstreaming Students in schools Long Island On the …

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Scaffolding Instruction – An Aide to Differentiating Instruction for General and Special Education

Scaffolding Instruction – An Aide to Differentiating Instruction for General and Special Education Scaffolding Instruction The term “scaffolding” is often heard in educational circles as a method of instruction in which the teacher models the learning strategy or task and then gradually shifts the responsibility to the students. The teacher first determines the students’ zone …

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