IEPs And Education 40
My Special Journal is a pre-printed communication notebook that lets teachers quickly summarize a special needs child's day at school.
This blog features extensive teaching resources for those educators teaching learners with multiple and severe special needs.
Watch this webcast about building relationships between parents and the professionals who work with their children who are blind or visually impaired, with or without additional disabilities.
Want to put together a nice gift for your child's Teacher of the Visually Impaired but don't know where to start? Here are some fun ideas you can use to create the best TVI gift basket ever!
Sue Rawley's son, Aaron, is graduating high school and looking at colleges. Sue talks about this transition and how you can prepare your blind child for independence now.
Have you ever wanted to organize a staff appreciation day for your child's teachers but don't know where to start? Catherine Rose gives tips and advice on how to create an event to remember!
Sue Rawley gives advice on helping your blind child grow up to be as independent as possible. Her son Aaron is about to graduate high school and move on to college!
This resource guide is intended to bridge the gap between school and home and help families become greater partners in their children's educations.
Beth Jordan from Helen Keller National Center's Kansas office shares her insights into preparing for transition to adult services for blind students.
When your child is visually impaired it's kind of scary to hand him off to a new teacher. Here's a solution: Create a welcome packet of materials about your child as a way to explain who your child is, how they communicate and how best to interact with them.
What is horticultural therapy and what are the benefits for blind or visually impaired children? We'll explain what the therapy is and give you a few fun ideas so you can start some projects at home!
Megan and her family devised a creative plan for their daughter Ava: begin her education in a private placement at a preschool for the blind, but group her with other kids planning to transition to a mainstream kindergarten classroom. Megan explains how the plan worked.
Michelle interviews her son's mainstream kindergarten teacher and asks her how she prepared her classroom for a blind student. She also asks her if she has any advice for other teachers preparing for blind students.
What happens when a child with a disability is in a mainstream classroom? How can teachers accommodate their students with special needs? Lesley Potgieter describes her own experiences as both a disabled student and a teacher.
Jennie shares her strategies for a successful IEP meeting for parents of children how are blind or have vision impairments.