Tag Archives: children with special needs

Strategies for Helping At-Risk Students Succeed

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. When you hear the term at risk, your initial inquiry might be: At risk of what? An online dictionary defines at risk … Continue reading

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Special Ed Confidential: What Students Really Want Their Teachers to Know

By Wendy L. Moss, Ph.D., ABPP, FAASP, and Denise M. Campbell, M.S., SLP, SDA, coauthors of The Survival Guide for Kids in Special Education (And Their Parents) There is no one description of children who have learning disabilities or learning … Continue reading

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Creating an Inclusive Classroom for Students with Special Needs

By Andrew Hawk Pull-out teaching models are falling out of use whether we agree or disagree with the change. Every year, federal and state departments of education raise the amount of time special education students are expected to spend in general … Continue reading

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What Can Teachers Do When Students with Special Needs Are Bullied?

By Andrew Hawk The act of bullying may very well predate recorded history. However, only in the last couple of generations has it received any serious attention in mainstream society. This is especially true of the last ten years. Social … Continue reading

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A Summertime Survival Guide for Parents of Kids with LD

By Rhoda Cummings, Ed.D., author of The Survival Guide for Kids with LD Songs about summertime have lyrics that tell us it’s “time to sit back and unwind,” or that “the living is easy.” Other songs lament “summertime sadness” and … Continue reading

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