Special education
Special education or special needs education is the practice of educating students with special needs in a way that addresses their individual differences and needs. Ideally, this process involves the...
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"In mainstream culture, perfection is valued," she said. (Can I get an amen?!) "Special needs families exist in a subculture. The challenges we face are shared with those who understand them. And we'r...
Understanding Dyslexia and the Reading Brain in Kids
Reading is a skill humans aren't born with, but schools are designed to reward those whose brains are well-wired to read, which can complicate the learning experience for kids with dyslexia.
Dyslexia
An NBC TODAY SHOW story on Health and the complexities of having dyslexia and correlation to successful entrepreneurs with dyslexia.
Alternative therapies for developmental and learning disabilities
Alternative therapies for developmental and learning disabilities include a range of practices used in the treatment of dyslexia, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, autism, Down syndrome and other developmental...
Augmentative and alternative communication
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is an umbrella term that encompasses the communication methods used to supplement or replace speech or writing for those with impairments in the produ...
Augmentative and alternative communication - Wikipedia
Deaf education
Deaf education is the education of students with a variety of hearing levels which addresses their differences and individual needs. This process involves individually-planned, systematically-monitore...
Deaf education - Wikipedia
Dyslexia
Dyslexia, also known as alexia or developmental reading disorder, is characterized by difficulties when learning to read and with differing language comprehension despite normal or above-average intel...
Dyslexia - Wikipedia
Education for the deaf
Deaf education is the education of students with a variety of hearing levels which addresses their differences and individual needs. This process involves individually-planned, systematically-monitore...
Education for the deaf - Wikipedia
Learning disability
Learning disability is a classification that includes several areas of functioning in which a person has difficulty learning in a typical manner, usually caused by an unknown factor or factors.While l...
Special schools
Special education or special needs education is the practice of educating students with special needs in a way that addresses their individual differences and needs. Ideally, this process involves the...
Special schools - Wikipedia
Visual thinking
Visual thinking, also called visual/spatial learning, picture thinking, or right brained learning, is the phenomenon of thinking through visual processing. Visual thinking has been described as seeing...
Special needs
In the United States, special needs is a term used in clinical diagnostic and functional development to describe individuals who require assistance for disabilities that may be medical, mental, or psy...
Understanding Dyslexia and the Reading Brain in Kids
Reading is a skill humans aren't born with, but schools are designed to reward those whose brains are well-wired to read, which can complicate the learning experience for kids with dyslexia.
Hans Würtz
Hans Würtz, born Johannes Würtz (18 May 1875, Heide, Holstein - 13 July 1958, Berlin) was one of the most influential and controversial figures in German "Krüppelpädagogik" (special education) during...
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Hawaii
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is United States federal law enacted in 1990 that governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education, and related serv...
Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education
The Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education (CSIE) is an independent centre and registered charity based in the United Kingdom which aims to promote inclusion in education. As part of their work, t...
Cashmere High School
Cashmere High School (Māori: Te iringa o Kahukura) is a state coeducational secondary school, located in southern Christchurch, New Zealand. It was opened in 1956 in response to population growth ...
Cashmere High School - Wikipedia
Dual-route hypothesis to reading aloud
The dual-route theory of reading aloud was first described in the early 1970s. This theory suggests that two separate mental mechanisms, or cognitive routes, are involved in reading aloud, with output...
Dual-route hypothesis to reading aloud - Wikipedia
Therapeutic boarding school
A therapeutic boarding school (TBS), alternatively known as an emotional growth boarding school, is a boarding school based on the therapeutic community model that offers an educational program togeth...
Mind-blindness
Mind-blindness can be described as a cognitive disorder where an individual is unable to attribute mental states to the self and other. As a result of this disorder the individual is unaware of others...
Mind-blindness - Wikipedia