Category: Special Education

Special education teachers work with a variety of different students and kids, who all have their own unique set of needs. These blogs and resources are designed to provide special education teachers with information and knowledge that will allow them to better perform their job!

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Adapted Physical Education: Definition, Benefits & Specialists

Physical education is one of the most important parts of a child’s development. Scientists now know that physical activity shapes our brains as well as our bodies thanks to the neural connections between our muscles and our brains. Better physical education is associated with better outcomes for people with learning disabilities, and better health outcomes later in life.

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Best States for Special Education Teachers

Special education is a vital part of the American schools’ system, ensuring children in locations around the country receive education tailored to their specific requirements. Special Education Teachers are one of the most important cogs in that machine, but where in the country offers the best opportunities for these hard-working professionals?

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Building a Special Education Community

Having a child with special needs can be extremely stressful for most parents. Once you enter the world of education, it can be even harder for many to understand the system. Special education departments need to work with other therapists and providers in schools to build a community. This would include all of them and the families to strive for open and clear communication. When this happens, everyone who is part of the team will work better together to help the individual student.

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Putting More Counselors in Schools

It is no secret that counselors in schools have a large number of students under their care. In addition to working with these students, they have paperwork and a variety of other mandatory work. The problem in recent years is that there simply are not enough counselors to care for the day to day needs of students. Kids and teens in middle and high school are in more need of help.

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The Trouble with Higher Special Education Costs

It’s no secret that most school districts across the United States are seeing an increase in the number of students who qualify for special education services. When the numbers increase, this means that additional money will be needed. Schools will tell you that part of the problem in keeping up with the cost of special education is the gap in payments from the state level. The formulas used to figure out the money given just doesn’t keep up with unfunded mandates.

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