special education

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education of physically or mentally handicapped children whose needs cannot be met in an ordinary classroom

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The most significant barrier that prevents charters from serving more students with disabilities is the charter school special education legal identity, or the degree to which a charter school is autonomous from its authorizer for special education services.
The irresistible force takes the form of the ever-increasing numbers of special education students and the growing proportion of district budgets devoted to providing them with services.
Tanya Kalantari, a special education coordinator at the school, explained interaction like this helps the special education students.
We begin with two articles that focus on strategies for identifying students for special education and gifted education services--Maryann Santos de Barona and Andres Barona, focusing on cultural considerations and working with school psychologists; Susan Assouline, Megan Foley Nicpon, and Dawn Huber, focusing on twice-exceptional students.
This cost effective and time efficient method of instruction promotes positive relationships and facilitates interaction between special education and general education students, while increasing self-esteem for all students (Smith, 1997).
The researcher focused on special education teachers who work directly with autistic children in the Autism School in Kuwait.
DeFiore, as former executive director of the National Catholic Educational Association, provides an insider's perspective on the special education movement within Catholic education.
The IRS ruled that the children were attending the school principally to receive medical care in the form of special education in those years they were diagnosed as having a medical condition that handicapped their ability to learn.
Even prior to these legislative efforts, ARC in special education had become a growth industry.
If Clayton failed to learn the relationship between letters and sounds in kindergarten, chances are he would be assigned to special education by fourth grade, which would spell his doom in the public school system.
In every state, and at each grade that data were available, the results indicated that a substantially smaller percentage of special education students than general education students met state standards.
At an estimated $35 billion a year, special education is like a huge regressive tax--helpful to those wealthy enough to take advantage of it, and often harmful to those who are not.
For a number of years, practicing professionals representing the fields of therapeutic recreation, camp, mental health, special education, adaptive physical education, and environmental education have been actively involved in various aspects of outdoor programming for persons with disabilities.
Although these women did not have any training or experience in special education, they all obtained degrees in special education at universities in Great Britain and the United States during the Society's early years.
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