Special Education

Special Education

Webinars
December 16 2021

Partnering with Principals to Support Inclusive Learning Environments

WEBINAR Partnering with Principals to Support Inclusive Learning Environments Webinar Details Principals are the heart of the school. They are often the first person parents think of when there is a problem with the education of their child. This is also…

Blog
December 16 2021

New Course – Managing Challenging Behavior Part 3 –…

The positive behavior support framework is a three-tiered system that can be applied on a schoolwide, classroom, or individual basis. In applied behavioral analysis the science that guides the positive behavior support framework is traditionally referred to as functional behavioral…

Webinars
December 2 2021

Virtual Victory! Common Challenges and Simple Solutions for Supporting…

WEBINAR Virtual Victory! Common Challenges and Simple Solutions for Supporting Students with Disabilities Webinar Details Online learning has created unique challenges for students with disabilities. How do we provide structure and keep students engaged? Some of those challenges can be…

Blog
November 18 2021

Developing Culturally Responsive Instruction

Students who are culturally different may face challenges that can impact the quality of their school lives and educational outcomes. These include high dropout and suspension rates, low academic achievement, poor student-teacher relationships, and other difficulties. Some students of color…

Blog
October 13 2021

Recognizing ADHD Awareness Month | Evidence-Based and Individual Interventions

No matter what your job is at your school, you can have a positive influence on your students. Although rules should be consistently enforced with all students, reminders, prompts, and encouragement need to be provided more frequently to students with ADHD.…

Blog
August 16 2021

Special Education Spotlight: Incorporating Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom

What is Differentiated Instruction? Differentiated instruction is an approach to teaching that advocates active planning for student differences in classrooms but DI is not a set of instruction strategies, all children doing the same thing all the time, all children…

Whitepapers & Guides
August 9 2021

Managing Challenging Behavior After Times of Crisis

Nationally recognized behavior and autism specialist Dr. Kaye Otten shares how intentionality can turn crisis into opportunity for schools. The coronavirus pandemic contributed to high levels of stress and anxiety, increased the number of students and their families experiencing trauma,…

Blog
July 8 2021

Accommodations and Modifications

Educators and paraeducators are balancing a growing array of complex and demanding responsibilities. They can feel overwhelmed trying to meet the diverse learning needs of their students and effectively implementing the accommodations and/or modifications required to help students with disabilities…

Blog
June 30 2021

Behavior Management Basics for Paraeducators

In the course of a single school day, paraeducators might find themselves working with students in multiple settings and at some point during the day, they will probably be expected to support a student who needs more than academic help.…