The Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a mandate of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Established in the spirit of educational equality, IEPs outline customized objectives for students with documented disabilities. A well-designed IEP helps parents, teachers, and service providers understand each student’s disabilities and how they affect the student’s learning process. More importantly, it helps students achieve educational success.....Read more.
Learn about the challenges and rewards of being a special education teacher first hand in this interview with Meeghan Mousaw, certified reading special education teacher and education blogger.....Read more.
There's no magic formula for being a great special education teacher, Dr. Nicoline Ambe says, but it certanily helps to add a healthy dose of passion for what you do....Read more.
If you’re interested in earning your graduate degree in special education, it’s a good idea to consider factors such as what types of students you may teach; what constitutes a learning disability under federal law; and what types of criteria may be used to establish that a learning disability exists.....Read more.