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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.
A well written PLAAFP is an opportunity to develop a focused, meaningful, and effective IEP.
3. Positive Behavior Support
A brief overview of positive behavioral supports as a powerful tool for assisting children in overcoming behavior challenges that prevent them from learning and finding success in the school and home environments.
4. 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.
5. Music Therapy in Special Education
Many would be surprised to learn the benefits music therapy can provide for special needs children.
6. 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.
7. Understanding Bullying
Students in special education often face situations at school that have a lasting negative effect on learning. Students receive special education services in different settings. Physical differences, lack of social skills, and learning disabilities can make some students a target for bullying.
8. Sample IEP Ė Individualized Education Program
Learn more about writing good IEPs along with sample long-range goals and short-term objectives.
9. Teaching IEP's - Special Considerations
The fourth in a series of articles for educators teaching student's with IEP's. If you are a teacher who is frustrated by IEPís, you owe it to yourself to read this series of articles.
10. 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.
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