The US Department of Education says special education students who missed out on services during the pandemic are likely eligible for additional help to make up for what was lost.
A lawsuit against police and school officials for how they responded to the kindergartner has been settled, but deeper systemic issues remain.
Four decades after the first Supreme Court ruling on the rights of students with disabilities, Congress has not made clear exactly what it expects of school districts.
In the first study of its kind, researchers found medication alone has no detectable impact on how much children with ADHD learn in the classroom.
Students with disabilities do better when they remain in general education classes, but systemic bias often leads them to be placed in separate classrooms, a special education researcher writes.
Many students with disabilities got few or no services during the pandemic, and aren’t now receiving the support they need to regain their lost ground and continue to learn
The pandemic and shifts to virtual learning have set many children back academically. The setbacks can be particularly challenging for children with disabilities, but recovery is possible.
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.