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Special Education

Breaking the IEP-to-Prison Pipeline

The first steps a student takes after graduation are as critical as graduating itself. While some students have a clearly defined plan and purpose, many others do not.

The Benefits of Large Print Books

I thought they would be good for students with visual impairments and some of our struggling and striving readers. I had no idea how many regular education students would ...

Engaging Autistic Students with the Arts

The saying goes, “If you’ve met one individual with autism, you’ve met one.” As one person on the Autism spectrum may be highly verbal, another maybe non-verbal. As one may ...

The Case for Fido in the Classroom

When law student Michelle Woolfrey was 16, a rare brain condition led to severe visual impairment and sight loss. For the first year or so, she walked with a cane, but ...

The Unique Needs of Gifted Students

Teaching gifted learners doesn’t excite everyone. Resources for these students can be sparse. Assessments may take years to schedule, and even then, not all educators agree on ...

Helping Kids With Dyslexia

Technology can be a classroom boon for those who are dyslexic. Computer-based experiences can promote social emotional learning, ensuring kids who have trouble with reading ...