It’s that time of year again, “Back to School”. The kids have been home for what seems like forever. July comes and the countdown begins. I am a mother of 3 wonderful children, who after 2 months of spending each and every day with each other and me, are at each othe
Student-Made Activity Exceptionality Addressed: Autism – Visual Discrimination Goal: [listdot] To improve visual discrimination skills To improve language development To improve fine motor skills To improve pincer grasp [/listdot]
Having children in a regular classroom or even a special education classroom can be challenging. Each exceptional student has goals through an IEP that help the instructors know how to help their students. The IEP is there to lay out milestones in steps that the student can achieve. E
This website is about effective tools for parents and teachers that have a child with a learning disability. It is important knowing that there is help out there and this website provides a great resource.
1. Individualized Education Program is a plan that is developed to help meet the needs of each student with special needs and/or disabilities. It is a plan that is to be a collaborative process including the parents and students teacher to ensure that it will be implemented. If implem
In looking at both IDEA and NCLB we have to look at each individually to begin to compare them. Are they both for just special education students or do they encompass all students? We will first look at IDEA, then NCLB, and how they both impact the students as well as the teachers.
After careful consideration of both sides of the argument I would be on the side for Maintaining Continuum of Services. I can understand that those fighting for Full Inclusion would not want the special education students being pulled out of the general education classes. I feel that
It’s a dreary, rainy day. You step out onto the porch and sit on the swing that is swaying gently in the corner. Your spouse is inside with the kids giving them baths, freeing you up for a few precious moments to yourself. Times like these don’t come often because of the hustle and bu
In looking into and comparing the differences between IDEA (1990) with Public Law 94 – 142 it became clear why congress used people first language. Using people first language makes the law seem more personal. When a decision maker or anyone involved in a case can see past the labeled