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Intellectual Disability

Significantly sub-average general intellectual functioning, existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior.

Oct 15, 2021


SPOTLIGHT! On Boosting Learning and Success of Children with Special Needs

Teachers can do a great deal to increase the success of all students in their classrooms. Explore these resources and discover what’s possible.

Aug 17, 2020


Guide for School Teams Conducting Virtual IEP Meetings

During this time of disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, schools and families are working urgently to find the right supports for their children with disabilities. The Diverse Learners Cooperative offers “Conducting Virtual IEP Meetings,” a guide for IEP teams to use as they navigate their meetings to find solutions for their students.

Aug 17, 2020


SPOTLIGHT! On Making Remote Learning Accessible and Inclusive

Some educators who want to make online learning more engaging and accessible are exploring the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework. UDL—originally developed by researchers at the Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) in collaboration with Harvard University—supports special education students, but its flexibility, technology guidelines, and aim to individualize learning are best practices that can serve every student.

Nov 16, 2018


One Educator’s Journey in Creating a Choir to Roar About

The student body at Crystal Lake Central (CLC) High School is a diverse community of students from a variety of backgrounds, abilities and interests, including students enrolled in the Life Skills program. These students may struggle with emotional connections, physical limitations, or cognitive understanding. Regardless of their individual challenges, they bond through their school experience as Central Tigers.

Autism App Reviews

Jan 25, 2018


List of Apps for Addressing Special Needs

Autism Apps for iOS was created by Touch Autism as a comprehensive resource for anyone looking for apps for people diagnosed with autism, Down syndrome, or other special need.


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