Tag Archives: Special Education

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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SpEd Corner: Schools Teaching Students In Special Ed How To Code

[Source: Disability Scoop] Hunched over an iPad, Joe Ballard watched as pixelated storm troopers surrounded a tiny R2-D2. With deft fingers, the 10-year-old boy dragged together what look like small puzzle pieces on the screen. They changed the scenery, 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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Federal Proposal Would Ease Path From Special Ed To College

[Source:  Disability Scoop] Lawmakers are looking to make it easier for students with disabilities to transition to college. Legislation introduced by a bipartisan group of senators late last month would ensure that individuals with disabilities have the information they need … Continue reading

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