The Use of Technology in The Special Education Classroom

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Special education students are just that: special. Their learning needs are different from the general population of students. And because of this difference, the challenges and triumphs of special education students are particularly rewarding. With the wide range of differing needs in most special education classes, top teachers like Shari Duddy quickly become experts at

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Bilingual Special Education

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Special education teachers know the challenges of teaching students with special needs. Add to that the fact that some children with special needs must be taught in a language other than English, and the odds become greater that this child will not be taught as thoroughly and may not learn as well. This is not

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Discipline in Special Needs Education

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All children need discipline. They need a certain amount of order and structure, and they need to know that there are consequences for their actions. Disciplining children can be challenging for all parents and teachers, even under the easiest of circumstances. When disciplining children who have special needs, discipline can be even more challenging, as

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Common Physical Disabilities in Children

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When we talk about disabilities in children, a lot of people automatically assume you mean birth defects.  But, physical disabilities are more about what happens in the womb or after birth, sometimes it has to deal with childhood accidents, injuries or situations.  When it comes to disabilities though, either in the womb, out of the

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How to Teach Self Esteem to Special Needs Children

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When it comes to self-esteem, the “emotion” that tends to make us feel content, proud, or even happy when it comes to ourselves.  It’s also a concept that makes us feel like we are worthy to others as well as valued by others too.  Self-esteem is a lot like another psychological element; confidence.  When we

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How to Teach Reading to Special Needs Children

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Special children, have special needs, so when it comes to special needs children, they learn a lot differently than other children.  When it comes to teaching them reading there are a few guidelines or steps you might want to consider to make both your time spent teaching as well as their time learning, really worth

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A Day in the life of a Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant

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I remember back when I began teaching and I thought that being an LDT-C might be a really cool job. After all, you get to work with many different students individually, you get to figure out how they learn best and you work collaboratively with colleagues. I quickly learned that while that is all true

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Autism and Learning Disabilites

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The New York Times article “The Recovered” by Ruth Padawer speaks of a shocking claim….recovery from Autism. As a professional in the field of special education it goes against all of my training to believe that one can recover from Autism. We painstakingly explain to parents that Autism is neurological; it is diagnosed based upon

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