Category Archives: Special Ed

Fizzy Flag 4th of July Activity

[Source:  I Can Teach My Child] We are so excited to be participating in “A Very Toddler 4th” series with Kristina from Toddler Approved!  Kristina will be focusing on younger toddlers (18+ months) and I will focus more on the … Continue reading


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Most Classroom Teachers Feel Unprepared to Support Students With Disabilities

[Source: Education Week] Less than 1 in 5 general education teachers feel “very well prepared” to teach students with mild to moderate learning disabilities, including ADHD and dyslexia, according to a new survey from two national advocacy groups. The survey … Continue reading


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Principal Goes Extra Mile For Student With Special Needs

[Source: Chicago Tribune] Thursday was the last day of school at Beye Elementary, and 6-year-old Matias Best didn’t want to go. Matias is on the autism spectrum, and transitions can be a challenge. Transitioning from the school year to summer … Continue reading


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Movie Starring Actor With Down Syndrome Coming To Theaters

[Source:  Disability Scoop] A feature film headed to theaters later this summer stars an actor with Down syndrome alongside a pair of Hollywood A-listers and it’s backed by some big names in the disability community. “The Peanut Butter Falcon” features … Continue reading


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School Psych Corner: Emotional Self Regulation: Techniques for Teaching

[Source:  Crisis Prevention.com via School Psyched] What is emotional self regulation? Emotional self regulation is the ability to monitor and manage our own behavior. With self regulation, we can calm ourselves down when we’re distressed, and pick ourselves up when … Continue reading


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