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Special education teachers act as lifelines for students with challenges. As more children are diagnosed with special needs, educators like you need to stay current on new research and techniques for teaching them effectively. Reading about new developments should become a regular part of your professional practice.


How the Autism Endorsement Track Can Advance Teaching Careers

With the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) on the rise, the U.S. has greater need for teachers trained to work with this very special population.

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An IEP Planning Sheet for Teachers and Parents

The Individualized Education Plan gives a framework for the teacher, parent, or guardian, and often the student to communicate and create an education plan that emphasizes the student's strengths while helping to build up areas where the student needs more help. Together, these...

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8 Ways to Stay Calm with Agitated Students

The Special Education master’s program at Saint Joseph’s University is designed to prepare teachers for every aspect of teaching and learning in complex classrooms with diverse student populations.

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Educational Attainment of Children with Disabilities

Did you know 13 percent of all public school students receive some form of special education between K-12? That accounts for 6.4 million total students in the United States alone. Adversely, as of 2012, there are only 442,800 special education teachers that have the proper...

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Helping Children Overcome Communication Disorders

Speech language pathologists (SLPs) have a great job. They find ways to help those who have difficulty communicating do so with increasing strength. While their work is needed for many people from all walks of life, it is most welcome for special needs men, women, and children... Read More


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