Special Education Law: IDEA, IEPs, 504s, CSEs & Planning
Do you know your special education law? Learn important information for teachers on Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 504 plans and CSEs. Find out how to write and carry out an IEP, work with parents and school boards and much more. What sort of benefits are you and your students entitled to? How do you get assistive technology for your classroom? Read about these issues and more here.
Using Accommodations to Full Advantage One common problem students with special needs face is imply not using their allowed accommodations such as longer test time, etc. Learn why this is such an issue and how you can help overcome it.
The Mental Mind Set of Students with Special Needs Many students with special needs want to do well on exams, but face a multitude of challenges. Some of which are low self-esteem and text anxiety. Learn tips on building up your student's confidence and decreasing their stress levels.
The Classroom Edition of the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales Special education teachers can measure, monitor, and improve the social skills of special needs children with the help of the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales. The Classroom Edition is the most accessible for teachers to use in the assessment of student's social skills in the classroom.
Developing IEP Goals for Verbal Intelligence Create situations that encourage expressive language when designing verbal intelligence goals. Allow learners to reason throughout the day by expressing their thoughts on real events and experiences.
Creating IEP Goals on Decision-Making & Goal Setting Decision-making skills and problem-solving skills are not the same thing. Skillful decisions are required with each step of the problem-solving process, when creating IEP decision-making goals. These decisive actions systematically analyze the situation.