People have high expectations from gifted and talented students. They are intellectually superior and exceptionally creative. When these gifted children display behavioral problems, many are surprised. How do you discipline gifted children? The first step is to understand their behavior.
The special needs of a child in various developmental areas can be assessed using the Battelle Developmental Inventory. Know more about this testing instrument by reading the article below.
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.
Why do gifted students fall behind and eventually quit school? Several studies have shown that there are social factors that compel gifted and exceptional students to perform poorly in school and subsequently to drop-out of school.
Autism is one of the most prevalent psychological disorders of children. To effectively help the autistic child, the first crucial step is identifying the symptoms. One reliable assessment tool is the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale or VABS.
Many people assume that gifted and exceptional students will find college easy. The reality is different. These special students also face numerous challenges that if not adequately prepared by teachers, gifted students would face insurmountable frustrations and would drop out of school.
The VABS is a popular assessment tool to evaluate the social skills of minors, usually from preschool to 18 years old. But there is another version of the VABS that can be utilized to assess the development of infants and toddlers.
Do you remember how you acquired your reading skills? The act of reading seemed so intuitive that people take for granted the complex processes involved. But for children with special needs, the complexity of these processes is painfully revealed.
Do you suspect that your child or student is gifted or talented? There are six areas that you can look into to determine giftedness and/or talent.
It is not enough for schools to have structures or adaptations that accommodate students with physical disabilities. It is crucial for teachers to know how to manage a classroom with students who are in wheelchairs. How?
After eliminating several reasons for your child’s unexplained language difficulty, you’ve decided to test for dyslexia. How should you go about it?
Twice-exceptional students are gifted students who have disabilities. Unlike other gifted students who face challenges, such as low socioeconomic status and a different cultural background, these twice-exceptional students don’t display the majority of expected characteristics of giftedness.
The continued growth of any field of knowledge is sustained by research. But research in special education is beyond knowledge expansion. Qualitative research has transformed the world of special education. Knowing qualitative methods is essential to advancing with a special education degree.
The IDEA encourages the inclusion of special students in regular classrooms, with their special needs being met by various modifications and accommodations. If you are a teacher who handles such an inclusional classroom, how do you ensure the success of these special students?
Dyslexia is a common learning disability, but it is not easily diagnosed. There is no single test that would identify dyslexic children. A combination of tests is needed. Read on to understand the different types of assessments for testing students with dyslexia.
Not all gifted children can demonstrate high academic performance. This is because these special children have learning disabilities. How can a teacher identify them? Keep reading to learn more….
Contrary to popular belief, dyslexia is not just hereditary. In fact, there are three different types of dyslexia. Although all types present similar reading problems, each can be distinguished from the others.