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When Students Are Traumatized, Teachers Are Too

By Emelina Minero October 4, 2017 Trauma in students’ lives takes an emotional and physical toll on teachers as well. Experts weigh in on the best ways...

Reading to Rewire

Reading with parents and caregivers — key to building literacy skills and a love of reading in every child — may be particularly valuable...

Light for the World: Spreading Inclusive, Equitable, Quality Education Across the...

In our global community, Light for the World is a force for good to be reckoned with. Their objective is simple; yet bold, comprehensive, and vast...

What’s Ahead for Special Education?

Federal policy has transformed the education of students with disabilities in the United States. Prior to the 1970s, exclusion was largely the rule for...

UK: Half of parents of disabled children forced to reduce working...

Nearly half of parents with disabled children have been forced to reduce their working hours or give up work completely in order to assist...

Inclusive Education

A year ago, Igliassu could not even walk because one of his legs was much shorter than the other. LIGHT FOR THE WORLD helped him enroll...

Collecting the right data to make education more inclusive

Designing, implementing and evaluating inclusive policies requires timely, high quality data on all children. If data on children with disabilities is not collected, then...

7 go-to apps for students with special needs

When used properly as a teaching tool, technology has the power to engage students and elevate their learning. High-quality, effective teachers know this–and they also...

With 3D Technology, Special Education Students Can Focus on Content—Not Access

“What’s an ox?” That was the confounding question assistive technology specialist Neal McKenzie faced a year and a half ago from one of the 100-plus...

Helping Students With Autism Transition Into a New School Year

When my son was an elementary student, he struggled with transitioning into a new class at the beginning of each school year. It could...

Microsoft’s AI-powered iOS app tells the blind what’s around them

Microsoft hast just launched Seeing AI, an iOS app that it appropriately describes as a ‘talking camera for the blind’; I’ve been giving it a whirl this morning...

Autistic children in classroom help mainstream peers, learning specialist says

Having children with autism educated in mainstream classrooms benefits all students, according to an academic who specialises in learning difficulties. However, Edith Cowan University senior...

Still left behind: Pathways to inclusive education for girls with disabilities

Girls with disabilities in developing countries are effectively unseen and unheard and are often not benefiting from international efforts to improve access to education...

Assistive Educational Technology: How eLearning Helps Students With Disabilities

What You Need To Know About Assistive Educational Technology Children with disabilities have always had difficulties in achieving high educational goals in comparison with ordinary...

US: The Power of Digital-Comic Therapy in Schools

NEW YORK—Every day, the teenagers Jeremiah Aponte, Jasherah Nalls, and Paula Rodriguez squeeze into a small four-story building housing three schools and close to...

US: Homeschooling Makes Learning Personal For Some Special Education Students

Dorothy, of Spring Hill, Fla., has a 15-year-old son with spina bifida and developmental delays, and her 13-year-old daughter is, she says, "mildly autistic."...

5 Tech Innovations That Are Helping Kids With Visual Impairments in...

Teaching is a tough job at the best of times, but when you have students that suffer from serious visual impairments it makes things...

What Special Education Teachers Wish You Knew

Working long hours, using your own money to pay for classroom materials, and struggling to engage students who are ready for summer vacation—yes, doing...

Australia: Home educated students miss out on disability support services

Every child in NSW has a legal right to access and participate in education, regardless of disability or special needs. But Carly Landa said there...

Ghana: UNICEF, USAID donate to support inclusive education

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has donated some devices and basic screening materials...

WHY 12.1 MN ‘DIVYAANG’ INDIANS ARE ILLITERATE

At the launch of the government's Accessible India Campaign in December 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested the term "divyaang" -- which translates into...

12 Great iPad Apps For Autistic Learners

After writing about the best books for teachers and parents to learn and explore the world of autism, we are introducing you to this...

US: Non-Profit School for Children with Neuro-Diverse Needs Coming to Area

There's a new school coming to the Milwaukee area. One that officials say will help children with special needs get the attention they need. Plans for...

Breaking the Barriers to Inclusion

When we talk about out-of-school children, we often think of the family who can’t afford a school uniform, the refugee family displaced from their...

12 Good iPad Apps for Visually Impaired Students

Upon the requests of some of our readers here in EdTech and mLearning we went ahead and curated for you this selection of some...

US: Why “School Choice” Is Problematic For Students With Disabilities

During the questioning phase of Betsy DeVos’s Senate confirmation process for U.S. Secretary of Education, DeVos, a “school choice” advocate, demonstrated a lack of...

Why Bother Giving Access To Curriculum For Students With Significant Disabilities?

I’ve spent 30+ years in the educational field working with students who have a label of significant intellectual disabilities. I have seen a number...

Special Education Teaching: Spirit Beads Social Strategy

Do you sometimes feel that the students in your special education classroom are isolated from other students in their school? In today’s Teacher Tips newsletter,...

US: A regular classroom with special-needs students enriches all

GUILDERLAND — “I like having more kids in the class, because it’s an opportunity to make more friends,” said fifth-grader Alethia McLoughlin. Classmate Victoria Thorncroft...

US: Group for disabled adopts ‘reverse inclusion’ in academics

Reverse inclusion includes “typically developing children” in a special education classroom in very low grades (like play group), the organisation said. (Representative image; Express...