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10 Ways to Support Special Education Students During the Pandemic

By Andrew Hawk Students who are identified as being eligible for special education services may exhibit challenges ranging from physical aggression to learning disabilities. Wherever students fit in the special education world, nearly all exceptionalities exhibit characteristics that can make … Continue reading

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Preparing Students for Life After Special Education

By Andrew Hawk Note: This post was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are publishing it now because the content remains relevant. Depending on special education students’ exceptionalities, they may exit public education at age 18 or stay until … Continue reading

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Online Resources for Kids with Learning Difficulties

By Lisa M. Kiss, M.Ed., contributing author Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in Today’s Classroom: How Every Teacher Can Help Struggling Students Succeed (Revised & Updated 3rd Edition) March 13, 2020, will be a date I remember for the rest … Continue reading

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How to Respond When Students with Disabilities Are Bullied

By Andrew Hawk In most states, school personnel complete annual training about bullying and bullying prevention. Anyone who has completed one of these trainings knows that students with disabilities are at a higher risk of being bullied. However, new information … 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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