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12 Best Special Needs Apps of 2012 – Special Education

12 Best Special Needs Apps of 2012 - Special Education See.Touch.Learn Pro, by Brain Parade is one app that can have many purposes, including creating your own lessons. The most important asset to this app is built-in flashcards with interactive features that can be customized by a speech therapist, teacher or parent. Having all the libraries available…
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News-O-Matic in the Special-Needs Classroom

This post, co-written by Jackie Bryla and Jayne Clare, was originally posted on Graphite • July 28, 2014 Categories: Products, Teaching and Learning Most students with moderate to mild cognitive disabilities have the ability to achieve the same academic standards as their peers without disabilities if appropriate modifications are made to the curriculum. This is…
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“45 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities”

“45 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities” “45 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities” Guest Blog by Rosa Ray   Whether you're the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you're undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids…
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Special Needs Resource Roundup

  Open Educators focuses on sharing education-related resources and supports all of the amazing children with special needs, as well as the families who love them. They have put together this list of Special Needs Resource Roundup for TWA. When sharing resources with educators, Open Educators pull from a variety of trusted websites with reliable content.…
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What Close Reading Actually Means

by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, Authentic Education What is close reading? As I said in my previous blog post, whatever it is it differs from a personal response to the text. Here is what the Common Core ELA Standards say: Students who meet the Standards readily undertake the close, attentive reading that is at the heart of understanding and…
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Autism/Special Needs Daily Organiser

Autism/Special Needs Daily Organiser  by Brooke Twine Five years ago my son was diagnosed with Autism. It didn’t come as a shock to us but it did come as a huge reassessment of the needs of our dear little boy. As we began down the path of multiple therapies one thing emerged as a commonality…
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