Digital learning environments can present physical, sensory, and learning barriers for students with disabilities. As learners and teachers move to fully online environments in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, what are the considerations for students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and the accessibility of the materials and technologies selected? What are best practices for supporting students with disabilities remotely?
This edWebinar will be of interest to kindergarten through high school teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders. Held on March 23, 2020, its archive is online and available for listening and viewing. SETDA (the State Educational Technology Directors Association) compiled resources on eLearning for state education agencies and school districts at no cost, with a special section on accessibility. When you visit SETDA’s website to view the webinar, be sure to have a look at its Parent Resources page, too. Find out more here.
Teachers can play an important role in helping students recover from a concussion as they return to school. Making short-term changes to students’ school work load and schedule—and giving them the time to help their brain heal—can help them get back to their regular school routine. CDC’s “Heads Up to Schools: Know Your Concussion ABCs” […]
Learning is a treasure that follows its owner everywhere. ~Chinese Proverb Updated, February 2019 Welcome to our hubpage for schools and administrators. We are glad you’re here and would like to say “thank you” for all the work you do with, and on behalf of, students with disabilities—all students, really. They are our national treasures and […]
Developing a student’s IEP also includes identifying the program modifications or supports for school personnel that will be provided to enable the child to…do the specific things listed in IDEA’s provisions. Have a look.
Useful to: Parents and educators aiming to better accommodate the needs of children and students with dyslexia. Understood.org, a free online resource center sponsored by many nonprofit organizations including the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), released this infographic that shares materials and techniques that may prove useful when assisting children or students with […]
Two training modules are available from the IRIS Center on evidence-based practices for educating children with autism spectrum disorder.