Tuesday, May 9, 2017

8 Favorite Special Education Websites for Teachers and Parents

Are you a teacher or parent of a child with disabilitie that is looking for some educational blogs or websites? Need some new ideas and strategies for the classroom? Looking for accurate information about special education? Check out these 8 special education websites I found for The Friendship Circle of Michigan

1. Adapting for Autism
Favorite Special Education Sites for Teachers and Parents
From the “About” page: “I want to share resources, materials and tips for working with children with autism. Kids with autism are my passion. I hope to bring you easy to implement ideas that can transform your classroom and give you tools to help your students reach their potential. Communication deficits and behavior challenges don’t have to derail your teaching and your students’ learning.”

2. Glenda’s Assistive Technology

Favorite Special Education Sites for Teachers and Parents
Mission: “The mission of this blog is to serve as a voice of a constant researcher in the field of educational and assistive technologies so that the best products, strategies and services may be located easily, in hopes that they will then be delivered, taught and used to better the lives of people with disabilities.”

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Video: How to Modify Assignments

Last week I was interviewed by author and special education advocate, Charmaine Thaner. In this video, I discuss the differences between accommodations and modifications as well as describe several strategies that teachers can use to modify class assignments!