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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. 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.

4. 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.

5. PLAAFP
A well written PLAAFP is an opportunity to develop a focused, meaningful, and effective IEP.

6. Parents' Role in Special Education
What role do parents play in special education? What can parents do to ensure the success of their special needs chidlren? Keep reading to find out.

7. Preparing for Success with Tourette's Syndrome
Students with Other Health Impairments can achieve success in school. Tourette's Syndrome can have an effect on student performance. A few simple strategies can decrease stress and increase a positive outcome in the classroom.

8. Interim Alternative Educational Placement
“My child has been moved to a different school. We had no say in the decision. What can we do?”

9. Lexia Helps Struggling Readers Learn to Read
Seeing someone struggle to learn how to read is painful for the teacher as well. Learn how research-based software can help rapidly improve reading skills.

10. Learned Helplessness
Is your child feeling hopeless because of their failure to succeed in school? If so, he may be at risk for learned helplessness, which can be a much larger problem.



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