Although it may not feel like Spring in your neck of the woods, warmer days are just around the corner. With Spring comes that annual rite of passage—and no, I’m not talking about Easter egg hunts. I’m talking about IEP… Read the rest
In education, as with many professions, there are terms of art—words or phrases specific to the field that have special meaning in that context. “Least restrictive environment” (LRE) and “inclusion” are two such terms.
Inclusion is not a legal… Read the rest
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was enacted by the federal government to ensure that all children with disabilities are provided with “equality of [educational] opportunity, full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency.”
Originally adopted in 1975 and amended… Read the rest
A reading disability (dyslexia) necessitates direct intervention by a trained professional in the form of a specific curriculum tailored to the child’s strengths and weaknesses. While there is no single program that meets the needs of all students, research shows… Read the rest