Dyslexia affects up to 10% of the population, but until recently it was thought to be a pseudo-medical diagnosis used by parents to explain their children’s poor performance in reading.
A still from footage captured at Claremont day school for children with cerebral palsy in 1959.
Thousands of children with cerebral palsy were deemed 'ineducable' in the 1950s.
The six-part drama revisits the funny, messy, mixed-up lives of the Hughes and Scott families as they struggle to do their best as parents.
Negative experiences in mainstream schools have harmful long-term effects on pupils with autism spectrum conditions.
Betsy Devos has been busy advancing a conservative education agenda since her confirmation earlier this year.
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From student loans to Title IX, Betsy DeVos has had a busy six months in office. But despite numerous reversals of Obama-era guidelines, little has come in the way of tangible policy.
Though challenges like dyslexia can make learning difficult, these disabilities shouldn’t define who you are – or what you can do.
The story of a six-year-old boy with dyslexia who, with support from friends and teachers, became a successful professor. Now he teaches teachers how to help children like him.
Whether you have a physical disability, mental illness or learning challenge, there are strategies to help you earn your degree.
For many disabled students, college is the first time that they're put to the test of making their own way. The experience can be challenging, but there are strategies to help ease the way.
Why do special educators leave teaching?
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A shortage of special education teachers is threatening states’ abilities to provide high quality education for students with disabilities. Changing teachers’ working conditions can help.
Can I measure you?
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The way children are assessed for special educational needs is still a postcode lottery.
Parents often don’t realise their child has a right to be enrolled and to receive an equal standard of education in a private school.
Parents need to be pushier and demand private school places for their children.
In a world of their own?
Teenagers need to make friends outside their own cliques – and schools should help them.
Just being in the same classroom doesn’t make it inclusive.
Recent articles question whether inclusive education can do more harm than good. However, neither article presents examples of inclusion. Rather, they present tragic examples of exclusion that are claimed to be inclusion-not-working.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) allowed access to special education for people with disabilities.
On July 26, America celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This law and its predecessors changed the lives of those with disabilities. This is Jim's story.
The transition between school and further education can be difficult for young people with learning difficulties.
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New partnerships between schools and colleges have helped more children with autism continue in further education.
What should be school policy when it comes to mobile phones?
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Researchers have found that allowing use of mobile phones in schools harms low-achieving and low-income students the most.