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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. 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.
3. 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.
5. Sample IEP – Individualized Education Program
Learn more about writing good IEPs along with sample long-range goals and short-term objectives.
6. Cultural Inventories and IEPs
Understanding the differences in a student's cultural frame of reference can allow for the development of culturally respectful IEPs that may encourage students to more readily achieve their post-school goals.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Music Lessons for Special Needs Children
Many people would not even consider private music lessons for special needs children. This opportunity, however, can provide special needs children with confidence and satisfaction that are hard to duplicate.
10. Adaptive Behavior
Adaptive behavior skills are essential to surviving everyday living. The ability to care for oneself can make the difference between depending on yourself for daily living or the need to be supported by others. Skills necessary for living independently include ten skill areas.
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