Tag Archives: special education

Say Hello to the Next Generation of Assistive Technology

[caption id="attachment_79198" align="aligncenter" width="400"] April 26, 2018, By Jodi Murphy[/caption] Say Hello to the Next Generation of Assistive Technology …Or rather, let the next generation of assistive technology say “hello” to you. From the beginning, our friends at Bluebee Pals have been committed to children with special needs. Their robotic, huggable, plushie toys have been front and…
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Never underestimate the potential of a child…

Never underestimate the potential of a child... Especially one who has been given the classification falling into the special education category. This YouTube video by Jacob Barnett did back in 2011 (Jacob has Aspergers Syndrome and is considered a savant) has a message that is very simple:  When kids stop ‘learning’ they start thinking, watch this TED…
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Special Education: How Do You Teach a Superhero

Source: Special-Education-Degree.net Special education comes into play when a student’s education is sufficiently altered from that of a normal student. From gifted to other health impaired, most superheroes were nothing if not extraordinary. Let's see how special education could help some of the greatest exceptional learners–superheroes! Types of students: Autism, hearing impairment, deaf/blindness, developmental delay,…
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From Cruelty to Understanding: Trends in Special Education

Source: Special-Education-Degree.net For thousands of years the disabled were abandoned, left to die. Today: 96 % of children with disabilities are educated in regular public schools in the U.S. That’s 6.7 million Timeline: Ancient Times: 1552 BC: earliest reference to intellectual disability dates to the Egyptian Papyrus of Thebes. 800 BC: The ancient Greeks and…
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ADHD A Primer

ADHD: A Primer - original infographic from Special Education Degree ADHD: The Basics Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a problem of not being able to focus, being overactive, not being able to control behavior or a combination of these. A brief timeline 1798: Sir Alexander Crichton, a physician-scientist, uses a term he called “mental restlessness.”…
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