Students didn't factor ADHD into their decision-making about college, but rather chose a college based on how the campus felt, the reputation of the school or that it was where they had always wanted to attend. The researcher found that students who had ADHD management strategies in place, such as ways to keep a schedule or study for tests, had figured those out before college, but students who did not have strategies mapped out were overwhelmed once freshman year began.
A new analysis of the cost of special education concludes that by cutting special education personnel in high-spending districts to the national average, the country could save up to $10 billion a year and improve educational outcomes for students with disabilities.
In a new three-part discussion about response to intervention, Lehigh University Professor Perry A. Zirkel discusses the legal implications of this approach to addressing and ferreting out learning disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Education is still considering whether and when to cut South Carolina's special education funding following the state's unapproved budget cut three years ago.
Many Americans are confused about what, exactly, learning disabilities are, how prevalent they are, and how they are lived with and dealt with in the law and classroom, according to a new survey of 2,000 Americans by the National Center for Learning Disabilities.
The first night of the Republican convention put children with disabilities in the spotlight.
After 13 years, many schools in San Francisco finally comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, but in Boston, parents lose in their efforts to press the district to improve the transition between early childhood and preschool education for students with disabilities.
Psychologist Amy Szarkowski figured out provide therapy to work with clients who use communication devices to replace their own voices.
The California nonprofit just won a $32 million grant to expand its collection of audio books—which students can read along with on a computer—and work on the more difficult issue of translating pictures and graphics for students with visual impairments.
A disability-rights group singled out some Texas districts for disproportionate out-of-school suspensions of students with disabilities: 22 percent, compared to an average of 7 percent for students with disabilities statewide.