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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. 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. 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.
3. Special Education Disability Categories
This is a list of the federal eligibility categories for special education. A brief description follows each disability.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Sample IEP – Individualized Education Program
Learn more about writing good IEPs along with sample long-range goals and short-term objectives.
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.
A well written PLAAFP is an opportunity to develop a focused, meaningful, and effective IEP.
9. 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.
10. 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.
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