It’s officially Summer! Hopefully you have a vacation planned in the next few months – but traveling with a special needs child can be really tricky. The Friendship Circle (one of our favorite blogs) created this awesome EBook, The Special Needs Travel Guide. Click here to download! The Friendship Circle of Michigan is a nonprofit organization dedicated to… Read More »
Monthly Archives:: June 2014
To all the amazing fathers out there – Have a wonderful Father’s Day this Sunday! #fathersday #rockstars #ourheroes How are you celebrating this year?
CEC’s 2015 Federal Outlook for Exceptional Children is designed to explain to lawmakers and their staff the critical need for funding programs for children with disabilities and/or giftedness, and provide budgetary recommendations for doing so.
Common-core tests being developed by two state coalitions offer the promise of more inclusion and self-sufficiency for students with special needs – but differences in administration and accessibility features mean the testing experience for students in those special populations will vary widely depending on the state they call home. Click here, to read more.
The low cost and widespread availability of laptops and tablets are making online and blended learning ‘the new normal’. Read about it, here.
New York City’s District 75 – a geographically dispersed collection of schools and programs serving students with the most severe cognitive and behavioral needs – finds success with ‘Everyday Arts’ program. Click here to read the story.
Students reflect on this school year and choose one assignment that had the most impact on them. Read the list here, at Te@ch Thought. Be honest, were you expecting the most popular answer?
For the first time ever, the Supreme Court used the term ‘Intellectual Disability’ in session, instead of ‘Mental Retardation’. Read the article here. The American Psychological Association changed the diagnosis from ‘Mental Retardation’ to ‘Intellectual Disability in their newly published DSM-V last May. You can also find more information about the “Spread the Word to… Read More »