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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. Special Education Disability Categories
This is a list of the federal eligibility categories for special education. A brief description follows each disability.
2. Special Education and Shouting in the Classroom
A teacher is suing the government for permanent damage to her voice box through having to raise her voice to control the classroom. Many of the children had special needs. A brief overview.
3. 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.
4. Sample IEP – Individualized Education Program
Learn more about writing good IEPs along with sample long-range goals and short-term objectives.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. Dragon Naturally Speaking - Voice Recognition Software
Voice recognition software is particularly helpful for special needs kids who have a tremendous amount of knowledge in their minds but no way to get it out and on paper. Through a program like Dragon Naturally Speaking, they now have the ability to produce quality written work in a timely fashion.
9. 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.
10. Task Analysis
Breaking tasks into smaller chunks sometimes makes all the difference when teaching even simple skills.
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