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1. 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.
2. Resources for Speech or Language Disorders
Speech and language disorders impact the ability to communicate. Ineffective communication can have the ability to isolate individuals socially and educationally. These implications can be avoided by providing interventions that are early and appropriate with supportive resources.
3. Ways to Increase Reading Skills
Children with disabilities often have difficulty with retaining reading skills. There are ways to increase reading skills with little effort. Children will look forward to reading if it is enjoyable.
4. Fun or Games in the Classroom
Children with disabilities often have a hard time getting involved with the learning process. Merely listening to instruction is not enough. There are ways to enhance instruction and make learning fun.
5. 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.
6. Needs of Children
A positive home has a direct effect on the way children learn and thrive. A child that is taken care of well in the home environment will have a more prosperous childhood. Nutrition, love, and concern can make a huge difference in the life of a child receiving special education services.
7. The Difference Between 504 Plans and IEP’s
Helping you understand the difference between educational plans in order to use them effectively and properly advocate for your child.
8. Identifying Speech and Language Impairments
Effective communication is needed to express thought, emotions, and feelings to others. The act of communication consists of delivering and receiving information. Speech and language disorders prevent effective communication between the sender and the receiver.
9. Developing Winning Interview Skills
Students in special education settings are encouraged to become as independent as possible. The ability to land suitable employment heavily relies upon strong job seeking skills. Simple steps can be taken in order to improve the chances of getting through the interview process successfully.
A well written PLAAFP is an opportunity to develop a focused, meaningful, and effective IEP.
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