Learning Disabilities

RTI: Response-to-Intervention Classroom Reference Guide

This six-page laminated reference guide is designed to increase educators’ understanding of Response-to-Intervention (RTI), and provides valuable information on its implementation. Although literacy has been the primary focus for RTI in most schools, RTI is also applicable to other academic areas, as well as student behavior. By Joseph Casbarro, Ph.D. 2013. 6 pages. ISBN: 978-1-935609-76-6. #NP239

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Differentiated Instruction: Creating Inclusive Classrooms

This six-page laminated reference guide provides a framework of examples in differentiated instruction. These will help classroom teachers differentiate their instruction using Retrofit and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) approaches and Multiple Intelligence (MI) theory. It also provides actions administrators can take to promote inclusive education and differentiated instruction. By Jacqueline Thousand & Richard Villa. 2018. 6 pages. ISBN: 978-1-938539-86-2. ...

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Understanding Body Language SMART Board™ Teaching Package

These cards teach students with social impairments, particularly those with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, or other special needs, about behaviors, staying safe, body language, and self-care. This package of two lessons uses the SMART Board™ to teach: How can I read someone’s facial expression? How can I tell if someone is flirting with me? How can I read someone’s body language? ...

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Special Needs Sequencing Cards Tool Box – Hard Copy

These cards teach students with social impairments about behaviors, staying safe, body language, and self-care. Contents Include: 16 laminated card sets with images focused on five educational themes: 1) Private and Public: This theme includes Private and Public laminated flashcards, as well as Appropriate Self Touch Sequencing Cards for Boys and Girls. 2) Boundaries & Safety: This theme includes Friendly versus ...

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Special Needs Sequencing Cards Tool Box – Digital Copy

These cards teach students with social impairments about behaviors, staying safe, body language, and self-care. Contents Include: 16 card sets with images focused on five educational themes: 1) Private and Public: This theme includes Private and Public flashcards, as well as Appropriate Self Touch Sequencing Cards for Boys and Girls. 2) Boundaries & Safety: This theme includes Friendly versus Friend Cards, ...

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Sexual Decisions SMART Board™ Teaching Package

These cards teach students with social impairments, particularly those with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, or other special needs, about behaviors, staying safe, body language, and self-care. This package of four lessons uses the SMART Board™ to teach: How do I ask for consent? Can I revoke consent once I’ve already given it? How do I put on a condom? How can ...

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Self Touch SMART Board™ Teaching Package

These cards teach students with social impairments, particularly those with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, or other special needs, about behaviors, staying safe, body language, and self-care. This package of three lessons uses the SMART Board™ to teach: How can I safely masturbate? Where should I masturbate? How can I be sanitary while masturbating? What is appropriate self touch? What are the ...

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Hygiene and Bathroom Etiquette SMART Board™ Teaching Package

This package of four lessons uses SMART Board™ to teach students with social impairments, particularly those with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, or other special needs, about behaviors, staying safe, body language, and self-care. Topics include: How can I keep my body clean? How can I stay healthy and well-rested? How should I behave in the bathroom? What happens if my stall ...

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ISET Tools: Technology Tools Menu for Special Educators (UDL Edition)

The Council for Exceptional Children partnered with its Innovations in Special Education Technology (ISET) Division to produce this laminated guide that provides a range of tools for Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Learn about multiple means of engagement tools such as VoiceThread, Flipgrid, Popplet, Symbaloo, and SeeSaw as well as multiple means of representation tools such as Rewordify, Readworks, Explain ...

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TEACHING Exceptional Children 51.3 – Special Issue on Dyslexia

This special issue provides an in-depth examination of dyslexia. Articles address current research on dyslexia, unique considerations related to eligibility for special education services, strategies and approaches to instruction, and assistive technology. It includes a quiz entitled, What Do You Know About Dyslexia? Editor, Kristin L. Sayeski | ISSN: 0040-0599 | Published: January-February 2019 | Item #P6306

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The Special Educator’s Toolkit: Everything You Need to Organize, Manage, and Monitor Your Classroom

Overwhelmed special educators: Reduce your stress and support student success with this practical toolkit for whole-classroom organization. A lifesaver for special educators in any K–12 setting, this book-and-CD set will help teachers expertly manage everything, from schedules and paperwork to student supports and behavior plans. By Cindy Golden. 2012. 240 pages. ISBN 978-1-59857-097-7. #BP217.  

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Addressing Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood Settings: A Teacher’s Guide

To prevent and resolve common behavior problems in young children, early childhood teachers need a full understanding of what’s behind the behaviors and strategies that really work. This complete professional development package gives pre- and in-service educators the practical help they’ve been waiting for. Taking a “big picture” approach to this critical topic, this book-and-CD set illuminates the diverse influences ...

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The Data Collection Toolkit: Everything You Need to Organize, Manage, and Monitor Classroom Data

Collecting data on behavior, academic skills, and IEP goals is an essential step in showing student progress—but it can also be a complicated, time-consuming process. Take the worry and stress out of data collection with this ultra-practical resource, packed with the tools you need to organize, manage, and monitor critical information on your students’ progress. You’ll discover proven, stress-free data ...

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Family-Centered Early Intervention: Supporting Infants and Toddlers in Natural Environments

Aligned with DEC recommended practices and CEC standards! A must for future early interventionists, this introductory text prepares professionals to support infants and toddlers with special needs and their families—and address the OSEP child outcomes so critical to a program’s success. Focusing on the specific needs and challenges of children from birth to three, the book gathers more than a ...

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Phonological Awareness: From Research to Practice (2nd ed.)

Translating cutting-edge research into practical recommendations for assessment and instruction, this book has helped thousands of readers understand the key role of phonological awareness in the development of reading, writing, and spelling. It clearly shows how children’s knowledge about the sound structure of spoken language contributes to literacy acquisition. Evidence-based strategies are described for enhancing all learners’ phonological awareness and ...

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