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The Definition of Autism – How Will Possible Changes Affect Special Education Services?

Many people are concerned about how educational services will be impacted by the potential changes in the official diagnosis of Autism. Read on to learn more about the proposed changes and their potential effects on children with Individual Education Programs (IEPs).

I Was Shocked by the Use of the Word Retarded by a Professional Today

It has been a long time since I have heard someone use the word retarded in reference to children with special needs. I found myself off guard and unable to address the situation. Read on to learn more about what happened.

Is Mike Byster Really a Human Calculator?

This article discusses if Mike Byster is really a human calculator. There is a detailed review on the Branetics as well.

A Book Review: Too Wise to Be Mistaken, Too Good to Be Unkind by Cathy Steere – Dealing With Autism

Cathy Steere revealed her family’s personal trials and triumphs in dealing with autism in her book, Too Wise to Be Mistaken, Too Good to Be Unkind. Even before they had a diagnosis of autism, they were preparing the groundwork for work that they would be doing with their son. God honored their obedience to His principles of child training.

What Is the Definition of Intellectual Disability?

Intellectual Disability is the new term for Mental Retardation. This term was officially changed at the federal level in 2010 when Rosa’s Law was passed. Read on to learn more about Rosa’s Law and intellectual disabilities.

Overcoming Special Education Apathy and Successfully Navigating the Special Education Maze!

Are you experiencing back to school special education apathy? This article will empower you by giving you 6 things to do to work towards ending your apathy, and successfully navigating the special education maze–for your child’s educational benefit!

Through the Eyes of Autism: A Mommy’s Tears

So how do I move beyond the tears? Honestly, it is an uphill battle daily as I try to explain to parents of typical children that my child’s behaviors are typical for him as he learns to survive in a confusing world. I remind myself that although my child is diagnosed with autism, autism will not control his life.

Could a ‘Free Education for All’ Dream Come True?

University education had always been, by definition, elitist. Reserved for the brightest or the richest. But in recent years, initiatives from Ivy League and Oxbridge universities have used web platforms like EdX and iTunes U to bring the experience of top flight education to eager learners across the world.

Practical Tips To Help With Your Child’s Learning Disability

The first thing to understand and embed in your system while dealing with your kids’ learning disability is that you have to focus on their strengths and not on their weaknesses. They might not be able to spell as well as others, or may not know how to add up, but they may paint beautifully or may make interesting objects out of stuff lying around the house.

Top 5 Most Effective Autism Strategies

Autism is increasing at an alarming rate. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that the prevalence had increased to 1 in every 88 as of March 2012. While the cause of autism is still unknown, there are specific strategies that have been identified as most effective. Here are the top five most effective strategies.

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