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S.C. streamlines special education processes

Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), states are required to collect and report data on a number of indicators concerning special education. Gathering this data is often costly and…

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On-demand special ed PD links educators with evidence-based training

With the U.S. special education population having grown by 73 percent in the last three decades, school leaders, teachers and parents are looking for new ways to better support the…

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Social robots could better engage children with autism, research says

Preliminary research indicates that students with autism might develop stronger social skills via interaction with social robots Milo visits elementary and middle school-aged children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders in…

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5 useful apps for students with autism

Mobile technology has opened up a plethora of resources for students with special needs, including students with autism. During Autism Awareness Month in April, we're highlighting resources and tools that educators…

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CASE endorses Fast ForWord

The Fast ForWord program from Scientific Learning Corp. has received an official endorsement from the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE), an international professional organization affiliated with the Council…

Improving online accessibility for students a major issue for schools

As schools make recorded lessons available to students online, they may not be making them accessible for students with disabilities. For some, that decision is causing serious consequences. …

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Rural district meets speech language pathologist shortage

In rural southern Mississippi, finding enough qualified speech-language professionals to fully serve a growing population of students with speech and language delays can be problematic. Stone County School District in Wiggins,…

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Tool aims to help maximize learning for students with autism

A new cognition tool is intended to help higher-functioning students with autism maximize their learning potential when they demonstrate inflexible thinking and difficulty identifying relevant information. Skills Advanced Cognition, from SKILLS,…

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New PD focuses on dyslexia

Literacy publisher MindPlay has introduced a new professional development program about dyslexia for K-12 teachers and parents. Understanding Dyslexia is an online program that helps teachers identify students who have dyslexia,…

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Eighth-graders develop app to help dyslexic readers

A group of Plano, Texas middle schoolers wants to help those with the reading disability by developing a mobile app that will allow users to customize text to their specific…

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