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Weaning Students From Their IEPs (Repost From IAchieveLearning.com)

This week’s repost from iAchieveLearning.com focuses on the rationale and means for gradually reducing the accommodations afforded to a student with an IEP as he or she approaches graduation. 9 more words

Five Tips on Encouraging Arts Learning for Young Students with Disabilities

By Jessica Pennock and Angela Steele

Artists Creating Together (ACT) and Grand Rapids-area Early Childhood Special Education programs joined forces to create an art program to meet the unique goals of the preschool population. 460 more words

Arts And Disability

How do Children with an Undiagnosed Learning Disability Cope?

Learning disabilities are brain-based disorders, most students are not diagnosed with a learning disability until later in life. Until those undiagnosed children are eligible for special education services, they must learn to developing cope strategies to deal with their disability. 389 more words


Enforcement and Impact of School Discipline Policies

By Rosa Conrad

As I continue to address the concerns with zero tolerance policies and new disciplinary policies being implemented, a key issue is the students who are being affected. 534 more words

Rosa Conrad

Born This Way - A Must Watch

There is a new series on A&E called Born This Way. It is about a group of young adults with Down Syndrome.  I feel this is a must watch for all adults who come in contact with children/students with disabilities, of which Down Syndrome is just one.  360 more words

China Ratified The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities But Refuses to Adopt Its Provisions

By Sophie Richardson
Human Rights Watch

A new report from China’s education ministry says the government has achieved its goal to build one special education school for every 300,000 people across the country. 453 more words