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The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) stipulates that school children be educated in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE). This means that, to the extent possible, they will be educated with their non-disabled peers, and school systems will provide additional supports and modifications to make this happen. This is the...

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Stetson and Associates provide high-quality learning products and programs for educators. These include paid services like consultation and online learning, a blog, and additional free electronic resources, to bring academic excellence to students through their administration. Topic areas for research include differentiated instruction, inclusion, and professional collaboration. This is a...

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We live in an interdependent world. To be successful in relating to people, we should be comfortable both giving and receiving help. Every teacher should consciously plan for these reciprocal interactions on a daily basis. One way to do this is incorporating peer supports, inside and outside the classroom. There...

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The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) states that physical education is a required service for children and youth between the ages of 3 and 21 who qualify for special education services because of a specific disability or developmental delay. This article is especially helpful for educators, and describes what...

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Many students with disabilities can safely and successfully participate in general physical education, with or without accommodations and supports. However, some children benefit from specially designed or adapted physical education. IDEA 2004 requires that students with disabilities receive physical education services, specially designed if necessary. If your child has a...

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For students with disabilities, whether physical, cognitive, or both, it is often the case that they do not participate in physical education at school. This could be an eligibility issue, or the curriculum could be too exclusive for children with disabilities. This article lists seven practical ways students with disabilities...

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The Friendly Disruption Podcast is targeted to educators looking to improve their practice. Their conversations and guests focus on digital tools, particularly assistive technology, to expand awareness and improve teaching practices for more inclusive classrooms. https://friendlydisruption.podbean.com/

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The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) lists here its recommendations to the National Education Technology Plan with the Technical Working Group (an ad hoc group of experts on a particular topic who work together on specific goals). Technology is a driving force that will shape the future of our nation...

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This document, composed for the webinar, Wearables as Supports for Executive Functioning and Independence with Luis Perez, provides an overview of helpful devices that are portable, and can be used for a variety of tasks and needs for those with disabilities.

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This engaging session focuses on supporting diverse learners on all platforms and devices, using iOS apps (iPhone/ iPad) and Google Chrome apps and extensions (laptops, Chromebooks, Windows) to supplement math curricula and student skills in the classroom. Diana Petschauer talks through how math assignments can be worked on in accessible...

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