special education

Children with ADHD often need help keeping their bedrooms and environments organized. In fact, creating an environment in which there’s a place for everything and everything is in its place actually allows many children with ADHD to thrive. http://specialhomeeducator.com It’s not uncommon for kids with ADHD to leave messes not only in their bedrooms, but…

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awareness, compassion, and making friends in the classroom   According to her mother, 8-year-old J. is “really sweet and loves attention.” She goes to her friend’s house, does horseback riding, and likes to play board games. She also has cerebral palsy, and is non-verbal and non-ambulatory. She uses augmentative communication boards to communicate and a…

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By: Kathy DeOrnellas PhD An increasing number of individuals are being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), particularly the higher functioning form of autism previously known as Asperger’s disorder. Many of these individuals choose to attend college and it is no longer unusual to encounter them in your classes. Although they can be excellent students,…

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by Child Development Institute   Children with attention deficit disorder and/or learning disabilities can be a challenge for any classroom teacher. This page provides some practical suggestions that can be used in the regular classroom as well as the special education classroom. By looking through a given list of interventions, a teacher will be able…

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