The challenges of teaching children who are deaf or hard of hearing starts signed or spoken language start early and continue for years.
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June 01, 2011
April 20, 2011
In some school districts, high-quality prekindergarten programs kept some students out of special education when they started kindergarten, saving money districts would have spent on intensive, expensive services required for kids who hadn't been in the same pre-K programs.
March 04, 2011
A study finds that "higher percentages of youth with hearing impairments scored below the mean in reading, math, science and social studies, compared to students in the general population.
March 01, 2011
Collaboration and co-teaching should be part of the agenda for federal education policy, says the president of an organization for special educators in this blog interview.
February 28, 2011
The Council for Exceptional Children president answers questions on the instructional practice.
February 10, 2011
Groups advocating for children with disabilities are among those fuming over a Congressional move to reverse a court ruling preventing interns and teachers in training from being labeled highly qualified.
December 30, 2010
Ensuring that students have access to the general curriculum has been a goal of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act since 1997.
December 03, 2010
The city is at risk of losing federal special education dollars because of the high numbers of special education students in self-contained classrooms.
September 21, 2010
Special education has done wonders for one blogger's young son, she says.
August 20, 2010
The new program was put in place to help meet the needs of gifted students in the wake of budget cuts.