Children with communication disorders and/or other disabilities frequently do not perform at the same level as their same-aged peers. The rise of computer-based software use for children with disabilities has proven that children with disabilities can learn these skills.
Teaching Students with Physical Disabilities
Children with physical disabilities can do very well in class given the right guidance, teaching strategies and assistive technology. Find information on teaching handicapped students with conditions such as paralysis, cerebral palsy and others. Read advice written by and for fellow teachers, from using wheelchairs in the classroom, to working with parents of students with special needs and much more.
Looking for some early childhood activities for infants and toddlers with Down syndrome? These activities will help children with Down syndrome pick up skills in areas where they may have deficits.
Here is a collection of activities, games and ideas for teaching developmentally disabled directions. Use these at home or in your classroom to teach and reinforce the concepts of North, South, East and West.
Want to know more about how to support teenagers with intellectual disabilities? Here are some tips for parents and teachers
It’s not always easy to keep the interest of teens, much less those with developmental disabilities. The more a child struggles with educational issues, the more likely they are to develop very little interest in their education. These teaching ideas will help you have a productive classroom.
Looking for some teaching strategies for student with chronic renal failure? Here are some ideas, tips and strategies to help you support the child in the classroom.
Constant tripping over? Bumping into objects that other people manage to walk around? Struggling with basic gross motor skills and fundamental movements like hopping, skipping and catching a ball? If this sounds like a student you know, have you considered dyspraxia or sensory integration problems?
Many terms can be used to describe groups of disabilities. The term ‘orthopedic impairment’ describes impairments due to congenital anomalies, diseases, or other causes. Read about common characteristics of orthopedic impairment and types of treatments used to help children with specific conditions.
Studies show children with Down Syndrome benefit from inclusion in the regular classroom. However, one of the risks of inclusion is that children will be placed in the mainstream classroom without proper inclusion strategies to learn in that environment. Here are some tips for successful inclusion.
Duchennes Musculalar Dystrophy is one of the most common types of muscular dystrophy in children. What do you do when you have a child with this condition in your classroom? What would your approach be? Read further to find out.
Teaching straw drinking to children with certain disabilities means thinking first about the reasons that a child may struggle with their oral skills and then developing practical teaching strategies to counter these difficulties. Children with oral dyspraxia often have trouble in this area.
The open road, wind blowing your hair, the freedom of independent movement – who wouldn’t love riding a bike? This article explores the strategies for teaching children with certain physical and/or learning disabilities how to ride a bike – safely and enjoyably! Ride on…