The special education process under IDEA is designed to ensure that each individual child’s needs are carefully considered and addressed. Learn ten steps in the special education process, from evaluation to reviewing student progress.
In this exclusive interview special education teacher and mentor Shira Moskovitz talks about teaching students with learning differences (LD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and shares recommendations for working with this dynamic student population.
Foster parents know all too well the many needs of the youth for whom they provide care that include academic services associated with special education. The reality is not a surprise given the literature reports at least 50% of youth in foster care require intense academic and behavioral interventions at school. What should foster parents do?
Becky Young Arlin, M.S. is the middle and high school learning specialist for The Churchill School and Center, a K-12 school and resource center for children with learning disabilities. Mrs. Young Arlin, a Washington D.C. native, came to New York to attend SUNY Binghampton, where she majored in Music and English. She received her Masters of Science in Special Education at Bank Street College of Education in New York.