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Special Education

A good special education program addresses a child's individualism. Learn what special education entails and how to stand up for your child's unique needs.
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8 Basic Components of a Child's IEP
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Understanding an IEP for Your Child
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Who is Responsible for Private School Tuition for Students with Disabilities?
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How Can You Teach Math to Children With Disabilities?
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Models of Collaborative Teaching for Special Education Students
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IDEA Annual Reviews and Learning Disabilities
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Criterion-Referenced Tests Measure Student Skills and Concepts
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How Planners Help Students Learn Organizational Skills
HEARING-IMPAIRED CHILD Reportage on Elsa, 10, who has been deaf from birth and wears bilateral cochlear implants. Her deafness was detected when she was 10 months old and she had implants for the first time when she was 17 months and then again at 3. She said her first word when she was 22 months old. She went to a school for the deaf, then she started at regular school when she was 5. Elsa in her Year 5 class.
Classroom Communication Techniques and Settings for Deaf Children
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Moving up Grades or Adult Services Special Education
Tutoring Help
Special Education Teachers Reveal the Secrets They Keep From Parents
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Everything You Need to Know About Sending Your Child Encouraging Notes
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Why Parents Have Such an Important Role in Special Education
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School Districts Don't Always Have to Pay for Tutoring With Section 504
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Common Skill Deficits of Kids With Learning Disabilities in Math
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How Does Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act Define Disability?
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Does In-School Suspension Affect Students in Special Education?
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How a Developmental History Can Help Diagnose Learning Disabilities
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Comparing Federal Law Disability Regulations for Students
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The Significance of Average Scores in Special Education Testing
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What an IFSP Means for Your Child
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Could Your Child Benefit From a 504 Plan?
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How to Improve Classroom Behavior and Avoid Negative Consequences
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How Educational Paraprofessionals Assist Teachers and Students
IEP Meeting
Parent's Guide to the Special-Education Players
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How a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) Can Help Your Child
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Choosing the Best Type of Special Education Placement for Your Child
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Why Present Level of Performance (PLOP) of the IEP Matters in Education
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What Questions Should Parents Ask About the School Bus Ride?
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How to Refer Your Child for Special Education Testing
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How Parents Can Prepare for IEP Team Meetings
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Other Health Impairment Disability Category for Special Ed Students
Schoolchildren (6-11) doing arithmetic in class
Are Testing Accommodations Helpful or Harmful for Students?
IEP Alert
The Process of Getting an Individualized Educational Plan for Your Child
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The Importance of SDI Programs for Children With Learning Disabilities
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How Parents Can Report a Problem With 504 School Accommodations
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Teachers Use Different Testing Procedures to Measure Progress
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Referral Forms for Your Child's Eligibility in Special Education
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Parents Should Report Any IEP Violations Your Child Has in School
Due Process Aims to Give Special Needs Youth Appropriate Education
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Learn About the Parental Input Statement on Your Child's IEP Form
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The Special Education Process in 6 Steps
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How to Obtain an IEE for Your Child With Disabilities
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Has Your Child Been Selected for Special Ed Because of Race?
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Best Online Calculus Tutoring Services of 2022
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The 6 Best Online Chemistry Tutoring Services of 2022
Online Math Tutoring
The 8 Best Online Math Tutoring Services of 2022
A student in a wheelchair.
How Does the IDEA Protect Disabled Children?