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‘Deep Breaths’

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This article was photographed and written by Kathleen Greeson and published by EdSurge on May 25, 2023. Mindfulness changed Mason Rollins’ life. When he was a first grader at Rivermont Elementary School, Mason was overwhelmed by his emotions. His principal, Jill Evans, often had to take him outside until his meltdowns subsided. Mason Rollins, right, […]

This article was written by Susan Stonecypher-Hawkins and published by the Arc on May 19, 2023. Washington, DC, May 19, 2023 – From low expectations and a dire shortage of special educators to isolation and informal suspensions, a quality education is not easy to obtain for U.S. students with disabilities. Caregivers of children with disabilities must […]

This article was written by the Microsoft Education team and published on the Microsoft blog on May 18th, 2023. Accessibility builds confidence and promotes inclusivity We asked educators and parents in CEE how technology has impacted the lives of children with disabilities and learning difficulties. Eleni Kyriakouli, a teacher at the Rodion Pedia school in […]

Special Education Myth Busting

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This article was written by Karla Phillips-Krivickas and published by Getting Smart on May 9th 2023. Our goal for students with disabilities is to lay a foundation for personalized learning pathways. But first, we must dismantle the longstanding myths that constructed the barriers we will have to tear down. So, let’s start with the facts. FACT: 14% […]

This article was written by Learning Heroes and published on Globe Newswire on May 17th, 2023. WASHINGTON, May 17, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — One in five students in the U.S. struggle with learning and attention issues. A national survey of parents of students with learning differences released today by Learning Heroes in partnership with the Oak Foundation […]

This article was written and published by the UDL Center on May 11, 2023. Throughout the month of May, CAST is partnering with the Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) and the Office of Educational Technology (OET) at the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). We’re excited to highlight how […]

This article was written by Sonya Trivedi by Moodle news on May 12, 2023. Digital accessibility is an inclusive practice that allows everyone, including people with disabilities or some form of impairment, to perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with the online environment. Moodle’s team has been working hard to ensure that our platforms are accessible […]

This article was written by Larry Mayer and published by the Chicago Bears News on May 8th 2023. Last Friday Bears guard Ja’Tyre Carter surprised special education teacher Brian Peterson at Naperville North High School as a Bears Classroom Legends recipient. Peterson is a Special Education teacher with extensive knowledge of curriculum and student learning, particularly in […]