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Social Emotional Learning

Parents send their children to school to learn and gain knowledge. However, after years of study and measuring their test scores, children have learned reading, writing and math, but what about the social skills they need to succeed in life?According to the National Center for Education Statistics, ...

The Not-so-normal Way of Education

How many people have tried going to school, but were unable to catch up, or even put up with it? Maybe they thought the system was too formal for them. Maybe they just wanted something different, a not-so-normal way of education, which no one seemed to understand. Lucky for them, someone seems to h ...

Facts About Emotional Disturbance

The mental health of our children should be always regarded as our primary concern. Many mental disorders begin in childhood and may go untreated till they are discovered in adolescence when many other serious problems crop up.Emotional disturbance is an umbrella terms for mental disorder. It is us ...

Activities for Special Needs Preschoolers

Preschoolers with special needs require more patience and time when it comes to performing activities. Depending upon the extent of the child's disability or need, he might be limited to doing only a few select activities or needing much assistance to perform a said task. Parents looking to hel ... ...

Special Education Gets Tech Support

Separate Schools for Special Children- no More!The technological advancements are being increasingly used in making our educational techniques more effective and student friendly. In this sphere, another huge leap taken by educationists is integrating the special students with the mainstream educat ...

Special Education Gets a Farm Twist

In rainy weather, students at most schools are likely to stay indoors and you are unlikely to find any children out in the open or on the playgrounds. However, the North Florida School of Special Education, which is off Mill Creek Road on the east side of downtown Jacksonville, is a hive of activit ...

Thrift Store Lessons in Special Education

Education is a right to all. Everyone should be able to get educated so they can progress in this world. Some years ago, special education wasn’t something that was commonly known of or practiced, but seeing the importance of a proper education, special children today have been given a lot of ... ...

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Cameras in Special Education Classroom - Texas New Law

Parents with kids that have special needs are always concerned for them, especially when they are in school. A new law has been passed stating that cameras can be installed in special education classrooms.The Texas government recently announced a new law that requires every special education classr ...

Special Education Program for Students a Grand Success

Parents and teachers as well as the government give emphasis to the importance of education. That is why a special education program was created for students; this extended education service program by the Special Education Department catered to about 59 students during the summer. These students p ...

Austin Special Education Focus Widens

Special needs children are an integral part of our world. Contrary to common belief, special need children are capable of learning new things through education. A notable increase in the attendance of these students in special education classes throughout Austin has been seen, which shows that the ...

Sex Ed for Special Needs Students Receives an Upgrade

Special education services provide vital academic aid to children with special needs. However, some parts of these education services are not as substantial as others. For example, sexual education classes are rarely catered to students with special needs. That’s why a school district in Mich ... ...

Lemont High School Leads in Special Education

It is not an easy job to educate young children and help shape their futures. Only teachers and parents can understand the problems faced with this challenge. The situation gets even tougher when the children in question are ones with physical or mental disabilities. This is not because these child ...

Ten Basic Special Education Steps

Children with disabilities need special attention. It is the responsibility of parents, guardians, teachers -- and sometimes even peers and friends -- to look out for any indications that a child needs this attention. For instance, if your child is having or causing trouble at school, it ... ...

Camera Monitoring of Special Education Classrooms

Children are the same everywhere. They have to be cared for, made to feel important and encouraged to be independent, no matter where they are. This is especially true in the case of special needs children, who have some sort of disability holding them back in this world.This is why special educati ...

Is California Ready for a Special Education Evolution?

California is one of the USA’s economic hubs. In some areas, it exudes progress like on matters related to cultural diversity and race relations. But in other areas, like its history in regards to educating special needs children is somewhat appalling.Experts Say Yes to Special Education Refo ... ...

A Typical Day of an Autistic Child

Autistic children like a structured routine. We can understand that from few examples.You take a particular route to their school daily and for some reason you take a different route one day. That is sure to make them throw a tantrum. As they are not always vocal, it is very difficult for young par ...