I check these links frequently when writing about special education and the stimulus.
A parent advocacy group has created a Web site intended to track special-education stimulus funds.
The government is seeking guidance on the direction of disability research.
The issue is scheduled to get a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Writing disorders are about as common as reading disorders, according to a study in Pediatrics.
Education Week has gathered the best of our RTI stories into one convenient source.
A new federal guide outlines some best practices.
Federal funding for gifted education research is cut from president's proposed education budget.
NCLB testing tears down students' self-esteem, special education teacher says.
Could people with autism have a larger-that-typical amygdala? (Don't run to your dictionaries -- the amygdala is a brain structure commonly linked with the storage of emotional memories. Amygdala means almond-shaped, and this cluster of nuclei has that appearance.) Researchers at the University of North Carolina say that toddlers with autism seem more likely to have a large amygdala, and the enlargement is seen in children as young as two years old. If that turns out to be a consistent finding, it may help guide early intervention for children with autism. This brain abnormality appears to be tied to the ...