Category Archives: Special Ed

SLP Activity of the Week: Christmas Would You Rather Questions

We love this one!   Here are some fun Would You Rather Questions to use during the Holiday Season.  Great for stimulating conversation! [Source:  Minds in Bloom] Download this Fun Freebie from Minds In Bloom  

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Student With Special Needs Dead After Being Restrained At School

[Source: Disability Scoop] The California Department of Education has suspended the certification of a private El Dorado Hills school where a teen with autism stopped breathing after being restrained by staff. The 13-year-old student subsequently died. The state agency announced … Continue reading

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Shortage of Special Educators Adds to Classroom Pressures

[Source:  Education Week] The number of special education teachers nationally has dropped by more than 17 percent over the past decade, a worrisome trend in a career path that has seen chronic shortages for years. An analysis of federal data … Continue reading

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Pinterest Pin Board of the Week: Hanukkah!

Christmas-time is around the corner.   It is a wonderful time of year, but it is also a time for other celebrations as well. Hanukkah (also spelled Chanukah) is HERE!    Here is a great collection of holiday activities to do … Continue reading

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Second Study Corroborates 1 In 40 Autism Rate

[Source: Disability Scoop] For the second time in a week, new data from a national survey suggests that the prevalence of autism in this country is higher than previously thought. An estimated 2.8 percent of children ages 3 to 17 … Continue reading

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