Teaching your class about the parts of a neuron and the function of a neuron? This lesson plan goes over the neurons in the brain, including the parts of the neuron and the function of the neurons. Includes the different types of neurons, like motor neurons and sensory neurons.
A neurological disorder that occurs during infancy or early childhood, cerebral palsy results in several different issues, including communication difficulties. Special education teachers can learn more about the language difficulties and the different cerebral palsy communication methods available.
Going into mainstream classrooms can be difficult for children with Tourette syndrome. Other children may think their tics are on purpose, which can make social interactions difficult. These issues, along with education difficulties, can result in education inclusion issues with Tourette syndrome.
Students with Tourette syndrome have tics, which can be involuntary movements or vocalizations. Special education teachers may notice students with the disorder have particular speech and language characteristics.
When a child is born before 37 weeks of gestation, she is considered a premature infant, or “preemie.” Since the child was born before full gestation, her nervous system and muscles are not fully developed. As a result, some premature children can have developmental delays.
Children with fetal alcohol syndrome can have several impairments that result from damage to the brain from in utero alcohol exposure. One such issue is delays in language development. The language issues seen in fetal alcohol syndrome can impact the child’s academic performance.
Learning about nutrition early can help students make healthy life choices. Nutrition education is also important for students with intellectual disabilities, as they are at risk for nutritional issues as they get older. Learn about teaching nutrition to persons with intellectual disabilities.
Test anxiety can be difficult for students to deal with, even more so for students with intellectual disabilities. Learn about test anxiety in students with intellectual disabilities and different techniques that can help them overcome the anxiety.
For a diagnosis to be made, patients need to fulfill certain criteria for an intellectual disability. Learn about these criteria and about intellectual disability and functional capacity.
A student who suffers from a psychological issue such as anxiety or depression may benefit from psychoeducational group therapy. What is psychoeducational group therapy? Learn about this type of psychological intervention, what issues it can help with, and the layout of the group sessions.
When a child goes through a traumatic experience, it can have lasting effects. A professional trained in psychoeducation can help the child understand the trauma and help her cope with her responses to the trauma. Learn about psychoeducation and trauma victims: its benefits and considerations.