Tag Archives: Special Ed

Autism Diagnoses Prove Highly Stable as Early as 14 Months

[Source: Medical X-Press] Diagnoses of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by trained professionals in children as young as 14 months are remarkably stable, suggesting that accurate screening and earlier treatment is feasible, report scientists at University of California San Diego School … Continue reading

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Trump Backs Off Plan To Defund Special Olympics

[Source:  Disability Scoop] After his education secretary spent three days fiercely defending a plan to eliminate federal funding for Special Olympics, President Donald Trump reversed course. Trump told reporters late Thursday that his administration will support continued federal funding of … Continue reading

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With $29 Million In Backing, MIT Launches Down Syndrome Center

[Source:  Boston.com] The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has a received a nearly $29 million gift the university says will be used to enhance research and improve the lives of people with Down syndrome. MIT in an announcement Wednesday said the … Continue reading

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Special Ed Corner: 3 Classroom Organization Hacks

[Source: Autism Classroom Resources] I wanted to share 3 little classroom organization hacks that I have found over the years that I don’t think I’ve talked about much here.  They are simple things you can do that will make your … Continue reading

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Inclusion Increasingly The Norm For Students With Disabilities

[Source: Disability Scoop] More students with disabilities are being educated alongside their typically-developing peers, according to new federal data. Nearly 95 percent of kids with disabilities spent at least part of their day in a regular education classroom in 2016. … Continue reading

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