Proper diagnosis is key in dyslexic children, who have trouble processing written words. They often have trouble writing, even without dysgraphia.
Being in a mainstream classroom can isolate kids with autism and make them feel more “different.” Not good in the long term.
Reading and spelling difficulties could play an important role in determining what special education services young students may need.
Voxitatis is seeking comments on a way to assess the quality of education provided by schools that is based on more than a standardized test score.
Race affects the chances a gifted student or one with disabilities will be referred to special programs, new research suggests, though the pattern isn’t crystal clear.
A mom in Southern IL sues the school & teachers who, she claims, confined her son in a small room when other action would’ve been more appropriate.
A school district in Pennsylvania raised taxes more than they should have, a judge has ruled. The district says spec. ed. programs will be hurt and is appealing.
Schools focus on putting students with disabilities in classrooms with non-special ed peers. They need to focus more on those students’ friendships.
When communicating with parents of special ed kids, it’s important to make sure those parents will be able to read what you’re writing to them.