Individual education plans (IEPs) should be created by a team of professionals in collaboration with parents. If a child’s IEP is inaccurate, their learning needs won’t be met.
Some children with autism struggle to express how they feel, but research shows music can help them develop better emotional skills.
Particularly after the devastation of COVID-19, evidence is mounting for the economic argument of reinvesting in high-quality early childhood education.
US cities and states are responsible for the vast majority of K-12 funding.
Connecting with school staff, community groups, family and friends may look different right now for families of children with disabilities, but some benefits remain.
South Africa’s national lockdown will amplify the needs of children with special education needs and disability.
Children on the autism spectrum find it difficult to learn independently and manage their time. Parents can use these 5 strategies to help their child learn from home during the COVID-19 shutdown.
Ontario high school labour negotiations broke down over student quality of learning — including mandatory e-learning. Ontario has yet to explain how this will work for students with special needs.
A survey shows nearly half of students with disabilities are being excluded from school events and activities, while one in ten are being denied enrolment. These reports suggest illegal practices.
When it comes to inclusive education, England has gone backwards, with more and more students placed in segregated provision or excluded from educational opportunities.
A professor of information discusses how an app she developed can help solve the problem of schools failing to report when students are restrained or secluded.
A six-province study of principals finds those who prioritize spending time boosting staff report high levels of effectiveness supporting inclusive schools.
Teachers’ understanding of dyslexia is mostly limited to behaviour, new survey finds.
Things could get worse for special education students if the Trump administration follows through on its plans to give states more leeway when it comes to how they treat special education students.
South Africa has a new policy framework for students with disabilities but will it bring real change?
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.
Thousands of children with cerebral palsy were deemed ‘ineducable’ in the 1950s.
Negative experiences in mainstream schools have harmful long-term effects on pupils with autism spectrum conditions.
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.
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.