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Here are the top ten articles for the Special Education Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Overwhelming Odds - The Story of John O’Leary
Find out the story of John O'Leary who survived a horrendous tragedy and turned it into a story of personal growth and determination while finding the true meaning of lasting happiness and success.
2. Learning Made Easy with SLANT
Student with disabilities often have barriers that prevent them from excelling in the classroom. The SLANT is a strategy that teaches a new behavior by using positive body language. Developing the SLANT behavior will improve learning.
A well written PLAAFP is an opportunity to develop a focused, meaningful, and effective IEP.
4. Sample IEP – Individualized Education Program
Learn more about writing good IEPs along with sample long-range goals and short-term objectives.
5. Special Education Disability Categories
This is a list of the federal eligibility categories for special education. A brief description follows each disability.
6. Special Education Facts
All students are entitled to a free and appropriate education. According to the law, children are protected under state law. Students with special needs receive services using the Individualized Education Program.
7. When IEP's Fail
Tips to prevent your child's IEP from failing.
8. Chaining and Task Analysis
For children who have executive functioning challenges, or other neuro processing problems, a great deal of what they are expected to do during their school day can be overwhelming.
9. From IFSP to IEP
Are you concerned about the transition from an IFSP to an IEP? This article will tell you how to prepare so your child gets exactly what he needs.
10. Managing ADHD Issues
Children with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) can thrive in the school environment with proper structure. ADHD is a neurobiological disorder that has an effect on behavior, attention, and activity. Easy solutions can make ADHD manageable in the classroom.
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