Category Archives: Special Ed

“Tom goes to the Dentist” – A Social Story for Children with Autism

Source: Dental Health IE Some people with autism find it helpful to prepare for their visit to the dentist. “Tom goes to the dentist” is an example of a Social Story that can be used and adapted to help children … Continue reading


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Parents Fight To Record IEP Meetings

[Source; Disability Scoop] COLUMBIA, Mo. — Nearly a dozen parents and others told the Columbia Board of Education this week that they favor changing the board policy to allow parents to record the meetings in which their child’s special education … Continue reading


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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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