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Special Educational Needs

I AM J-CHAI

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi | Posted 05.18.2016 | Impact
Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi

They were lined up in seats. One at a time they stood up, took a microphone, introduced themselves -- their name, their job--and then ended with "I am...

Eileen Soon: The future of special education is exciting if we dare to reimagine it

Sriram Krishnan | Posted 04.13.2016 | Education
Sriram Krishnan

Special education is an integral part of the overall education sector. It's the practice of educating students with special educational needs. Eilee...

What do special educators need to succeed?

The Conversation US | Posted 03.11.2016 | Education
The Conversation US

Elizabeth Bettini, Boston University and Kristin Murphy, University of Massachusetts Boston Why do special educators leave teaching? US Department o...

Students Build Apps for Peers in Special Education

XPRIZE | Posted 08.12.2015 | Education
XPRIZE

At San Elijo Middle School in San Diego, students are using their technology prowess to help fellow students with special needs learn. It began when one teacher's interest in his colleague's teaching methods blossomed into a program that uses technology as a learning aid for both of classes.

Israeli School Unites Muslim, Jewish and Christian Students WIth Cerebral Palsy

Anav Silverman | Posted 06.14.2016 | World
Anav Silverman

In the Tel Aviv suburb of Zahala, about 150 students study at the ONN School for Special Education. The school is special in that most of the children who attend, have cerebral palsy and other degenerative diseases. The diverse student population includes Muslim, Christian, and Jewish children.

What Goes Round, Comes Round

David Adrian Thomas, Esq., M.C.I.H.T. | Posted 01.09.2015 | Good News
David Adrian Thomas, Esq., M.C.I.H.T.

I had a head injury at age fifteen on my way home from qualifying to sail to Canada to plan some real estate development for the church to which I bel...

Self-Advocacy for Individuals with Special Needs

Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Parents
Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP

There is a whole giant world outside of school, a world without the cushion of educators and therapists. In this world -- the "real world" -- the grocery store clerk is impatient, the librarian is too busy, the MTA employee isn't aware and the boss simply doesn't care.