Special Education Information
American Sign Language Browser [offsite link]
This website uses movies to show ASL
Back to School for Kids with Special Needs [offsite link]
Children with Special Healthcare Needs
Children with special healthcare needs require the support of extra consideration, planning and collaboration from the IEP team.
Do 2 Learn [offsite link]
Our hope is that this site will provide tools and solutions based on scientific research and clinical experience to help those with special learning and treatment needs.
Children receiving special education services often have disabilities that require extra help in retaining information. Effective instruction can aid the student in retaining the information. There are two types of information. They are essential and supplemental.
Floortime [offsite link]
Handspeak [offsite link]
Handspeak™ is a subscription-based website, consisting of American Sign Language (ASL) online dictionary, lessons and resources, including Baby Sign, International Sign Language, Emoticon + Bodicon (facial expression + body language), gestures, manual alphabet (fingerspelling) and numeral, Sign stories and arts
Highly Qualified Teachers/NCLB [offsite link]
Identifying Speech and Language Impairments
Effective communication is needed to express thought, emotions, and feelings to others. The act of communication consists of delivering and receiving information. Speech and language disorders prevent effective communication between the sender and the receiver.
Learning Made Easy with SLANT
Student with disabilities often have barriers that prevent them from excelling in the classroom. The SLANT is a strategy that teaches a new behavior by using positive body language. Developing the SLANT behavior will improve learning.
National Association of Special Education Teachers [offsite link]
The mission of The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) is to render all possible support and assistance to professionals who teach children with special needs.
Planning For Future Success
Students with disabilities often face the same challenges that regular education students come face to face with after graduation. Most young people believe they are ready to conquer any challenge that is presented to them. This can be reality with preparation.
Resources for Speech or Language Disorders
Speech and language disorders impact the ability to communicate. Ineffective communication can have the ability to isolate individuals socially and educationally. These implications can be avoided by providing interventions that are early and appropriate with supportive resources.
Response to Intervention vs Evaluation [offsite link]
Service-Learning – How it Works
Do you need a constructive way to captivate and engage your disabled students? What about service-learning? Learn what service-learning is and how you can get it started for your students.
Teaching Content with Video Clips
Have you used video to enhance your teaching ability and information retention of your students? Find out how using video affected the outcome of a Middle School Science class.
United Streaming Video Clips [offsite link]
If you are not using the power of video to teach, you are losing out. Short, informative videos by subject or grade. Teacher resources and black line masters. Sign up for a free trial, or get your district to get a subscription. Powerful stuff!
Visual Processing Problems
Visual processing problems can impact a student’s learning, but there are many strategies and therapies that can help.
Ways to Increase Reading Skills
Children with disabilities often have difficulty with retaining reading skills. There are ways to increase reading skills with little effort. Children will look forward to reading if it is enjoyable.
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