By: Robin McWilliams Readers will scoff at the idea that adult family members with whom we work have no faults. I agree that most humans—in fact, those I appreciate the most—are flawed. But this way of thinking about parents—that they don’t have failings—the failings are ours—is a helpful one in early intervention for children with […]
The special education teacher shortage existed well before this and continues to this day. As any special education administrator can tell you, having to hire and place unprepared and qualified personnel in schools is likely to cause harm to the special education students these personnel serve.
Dr. Cole Galloway, a professor in the department of physical therapy at the University of Delaware and the founder of GoBabyGo, an organization that modifies kids’ toys, like Fisher-Price Power Wheels jeeps, so that children with even the most severe mobility issues can still use them.
Americans with disabilities are entitled to the same rights and freedoms as any other citizen — including the right to dignity and respect in the workplace.
Imagine how awesome the first week back to school would be if we could make all kids this excited to go back to school!
I am happy the federal government is resigning from the teacher evaluation business, thus providing professional educators and researchers together with opportunities to get it right this time.
The MATN Fall Institute will focus on Speech Recognition as AT for Writing with presentations by Daniel Cochrane, Assistive Technology Specialist and Coordinator and Kelly Key, Assistive Technology Coordinator and Administrator. Thursday, September 29 from 9 am to 3:30 pm. Registration is now open for the 2016 Maryland Assistive Technology Network Fall Institute. Access registration […]
Education professionals work hard to maintain the trust of the student, parents, and the communities they serve.
The new ESSA is only 10 years overdue and the last update of IDEA was in 2004. So the time is past due to update IDEA and one area where an update could help is with LRE and the Continuum of Alternative Services.
With over 300 attendees from across Maryland, Intersect exceeded expectations as a day for community learning and idea sharing for the residents of our state.