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.
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.
For children with physical disabilities, exploring their environment through movement and play can be challenging. Creating an appropriate setting that provides access to materials and independence to explore and interact is essential to prevent learning deficiencies in all developmental domains.
How can teachers help children with visual challenges enjoy and explore early literacy using adapted materials? How can teachers make books and literature come alive for children who cannot see and cannot experience books in the same manner as a typically seeing child?
To maintain inclusive classrooms, teachers should have knowledge of physical impairments, assistive technology, teaching strategies, and necessary accommodations and modifications. Use this guide as your source.
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?