Industry News in Special Education

Special education is constantly evolving. As a teacher or professional, it’s important to stay up to date on the latest industry news and trending topics in the field. Explore this page to discover industry news, informative articles, and helpful resources.

Student dealing with trauma

Traumas In Youth, Strategies To Heal

Recognizing Trauma in Today’s Youth Increasingly, school aged children are faced with traumatic events and situations that make them vulnerable to risk factors associated with mental health illnesses, chronic absenteeism, and low academic achievement, which can impact their overall quality of life.  Furthermore, students with special needs are likely to experience traumatic events at a […]

Visual support for children

Visual Supports For The Special Education Classroom

Visual Supports Visual supports are all around us in our daily lives.  A shopping list, a calendar to write down appointments or plans, signs to tell us where to go, a recipe, or a to-do list. Verbal or auditory information is said and then is gone.  It is temporary. Using visual systems, such as those listed […]

Special Education Degree Specializations

Top Special Education Degree Specializations to Consider in 2018

If you are passionate for changing the lives of children and young adults and have a gift for teaching students with specific needs, enhancing your skillset by choosing an area of specialization in the field of special education can provide unique benefits and make you more marketable in today’s workforce. Here’s some guidelines to help […]

The 21st Century Classroom Part 2

With increasing numbers of K-12 students in special education programs, the need for new, advanced assistive technology in the special education classroom is vital. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the number of disabled students in the public school system is between 6 and 7 million. These students can benefit from technology in […]