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Everything Special Education Teachers Want from Their Principals* (*But Are Afraid to Ask For)

By Andrew Hawk In the decades since special education became a mainstay in American education, the details of it (such as delivery models and individual education plan formats) have continued to evolve. From state to state and even school district … Continue reading

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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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Enter to Win Survival Guides for Kids with Special Needs

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Michele Cervetti. Straightforward, friendly, and loaded with practical advice, these hands-on guides for kids with special needs give students the tools they need to not only survive, but thrive. With plenty of … 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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