Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:18pm
In a recent analysis, the Seattle Special Education Advisory & Advocacy Council found that in Seattle Public Schools, 40 percent of all long-term or short-term suspensions were received by students identified as having a disability.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Sun, 04/14/2013 - 5:44pm
The variety of Bridgeport school programs serving students on the autism spectrum has increased over the last decade as the district has sought to educate more students in its own schools instead of expensive outside programs.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Sun, 04/14/2013 - 5:39pm
It started as a transitional program, a way to teach special education students with developmental disabilities how to handle personal finances, find a job and live independently once they left school.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 11:25am
PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K12 students, is now offering online occupational therapy (OT) to help schools and districts better – and more efficiently – serve their students with special needs. With PresenceLearning’s OT services, highly qualified therapists use evidence-based practices to deliver one-on-one or small group therapy to students via PresenceLearning’s online platform.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 02/06/2013 - 2:01pm
Following in the footsteps of Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills School District 181, Hinsdale Township High School District 86 is moving closer to cutting its ties with the La Grange Area Department of Special Education (LADSE) cooperative — a move that means it would educate special needs students on its own.