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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. Taking Financial Responsibility
Adaptive skills are essential for independent living. These skills are used in everyday life. People with Intellectual Disabilities often lack skills for independent living, such as budgeting, banking, and ways to save money.
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. Acronyms Used in Special Education - What do they mean?
a list of acronyms and definitions used in special education
5. Interim Alternative Educational Placement
My child has been moved to a different school. We had no say in the decision. What can we do?
6. 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.
7. Sample IEP Individualized Education Program
Learn more about writing good IEPs along with sample long-range goals and short-term objectives.
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.
9. Multisensory Teaching Stragegies
What are multi-sensory teaching strategies and why are they critical for children with learning disabilities.
A well written PLAAFP is an opportunity to develop a focused, meaningful, and effective IEP.
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