Special Ed

6/19/2012

6/19/2012

When Kim Neufeld was 6, her first-grade teacher took her mother aside and suggested that Kim be screened for dyslexia.

6/14/2012

6/14/2012

Last week, Mitt Romney released a white paper outlining his vision for education in America.

6/11/2012

6/11/2012

With the nearest speech language pathologist more than 30 miles away in the town of Chico, the Glenn County Special Education Local Plan Area turned to PresenceLearning to provide adequate coverage for their students needing services.

6/7/2012

6/7/2012

New York City is paying private contractors more than $1 billion this year to operate a little-known special education program for 3- and 4-year-olds, nearly double the amount it paid six years ago.

6/5/2012

6/5/2012

The U.S. Education Department denied South Carolina's request to further appeal a $36 million penalty for not spending enough on special education during the economic downturn, meaning the cut could continue indefinitely.

6/5/2012

New online software products like BrainPro Autism provide support and deliver positive changes in the brain, improving both reading and social skills for students with neurological disorders.

6/4/2012

6/4/2012

The key change in Modesto (Calif.) City Schools' administrative reorganization involves folding special education programs into the educational services division.

5/25/2012

5/25/2012

New budget numbers revealed to the public this week suggest that it may have been premature to celebrate the Oakland school district's return to fiscal solvency.

5/25/2012

A plan to restructure the city’s special education program by funneling thousands of learning disabled children into mainstream classrooms — an increasingly popular practice around the country — was given the go-ahead Wednesday night when the Panel for Education Policy voted to change the city’s financing formula to pay for it.

5/16/2012

5/16/2012

Special education experts will connect principles of UDL and assistive technology during May 18, 2012 webinar. 

5/16/2012

Slammed into lockers, isolated in darkened schoolrooms, vulgar language by a teacher – it was just another day at school for special needs student Alex Williams.

5/15/2012

5/15/2012

A new study found one in three young adults with autism had no post-secondary education or employment in the years after graduating from high school.

5/15/2012

The Benetech DIAGRAM Center has released an open source web application for creating and editing crowdsourced image descriptions in books used by students with print disabilities.

5/11/2012

5/11/2012

The Florida Board of Education was to consider more changes to how the state grades schools, including special needs students and those learning English, at its meeting Thursday in Tampa.

5/4/2012

5/4/2012

After failing for the eighth straight year to meet service delivery targets for special education, Los Angeles Unified School District has begun interviewing staff to understand why records indicate thousands of students with disabilities are not receiving their prescribed services.

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