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Resources Tagged With: special education

California Spending Over $13 Billion Annually on Special Education

Spending on special education students in California has increased by just over 20 percent over the past decade — from $10.8 billion to $13 billion in inflation-adjusted figures, according to a new report. Read more ›

Kids’ Quests Help Kids Learn About Disabilities and Health [web resource]

Kids’ Quest is a website that was created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to get kids to think about people with disabilities and some of the issues related to daily activities, health, and accessibility. Read more ›

ADHD in the Classroom: Helping Children Succeed in School

Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) experience more obstacles in their path to success than the average student. The symptoms of ADHD, such as inability to pay attention, difficulty sitting still, and difficulty controlling impulses, can make it hard for children with this diagnosis to do well in school. Read more ›

Demystifying the Psychoeducational Assessment [presentation] [video]

Did your child recently receive a psychoeducational assessment? You have the report, but you don’t really understand it? Learn more about what is included in this type of evaluation and how it can provide valuable information to help you better understand your child and the types of supports from which they can benefit. Read more ›

California Dyslexia Guidelines [downloadable]

The California Dyslexia Guidelines were published in August, 2017 to assist regular education teachers, special education teachers, and parents in identifying, assessing, and supporting students with dyslexia. Read more ›

Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Children with Special Needs [downloadable]

A new school year means a new grade, new teachers, new goals, and maybe even a new school! In order to help you and your child with special needs be as successful as you can be, Reading Rockets has put together a list of eight helpful back-to-school tips that we hope will make the transition into a new school year a little easier for you and your child. Read more ›

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Different Terms You May Hear for Evaluations

assessment608If your child is struggling in school, you might be considering an evaluation. There are different kinds of evaluations, and the terms for them can be confusing. You might hear them referred to with different names, depending on who’s talking. Take a look at this infographic from Understood that defines different evaluation terms you may hear, and how they relate to one another. Read more ›

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Understanding and Preparing Your Child for Psychoeducational Testing

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National PTA’s Special Education Toolkit [web resource]

Special ed 569The Special Education Toolkit from National Parent-Teacher Association (National PTA) helps make sense of an often confusing system and educates families of newly diagnosed children with special needs on how to get the best special education, services, and resources available to them. Read more ›

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Supporting Students With Autism [downloadable]

supportingstudentswithautism563Based on information from the Early Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network, one in 59 children 8 years of age were identified with ASD. The prevalence rate of autism diagnosis has been increasing, and that implies most educators will be responsible for supporting the needs of students with ASD at some point during their career. Read more ›

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