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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. Special Education Disability Categories
This is a list of the federal eligibility categories for special education. A brief description follows each disability.
3. Sample IEP Ė Individualized Education Program
Learn more about writing good IEPs along with sample long-range goals and short-term objectives.
4. Social Interaction in Special Needs Children
For special needs children and their parents, social interaction can cause anxiety and embarrassment. It does not have to be that way. Positive social interaction can bring great rewards for special needs children.
5. Effects of Favoritism
Favoritism can occur in the home or school without intention. The effects of favoritism can be detrimental for some, while needed for others. Children with special needs often need a lot of attention. The extra attention can seem unfair to other children in the home, as well as the classroom.
6. Task Analysis
Breaking tasks into smaller chunks sometimes makes all the difference when teaching even simple skills.
7. The Difference Between 504 Plans and IEPís
Helping you understand the difference between educational plans in order to use them effectively and properly advocate for your child.
8. 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.
A well written PLAAFP is an opportunity to develop a focused, meaningful, and effective IEP.
10. Teaching Handwriting to Special Needs Children
Handwriting can be difficult for any child to learn, but especially for special needs children. Find out what works and what doesn't when teaching handwriting to special needs children.
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