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Free Secondary Transition Workbook

Posted on January 01, 2012

Transition services under IDEA 2004 are defined as a coordinated set of activities for a student with a disability that is designed to be within a results-oriented process. The focus is on improving the academic and functional achievement of the child with a disability to facilitate the child’s movement from school to post-school activities. The tools and resources in this Secondary Transition Collection help to improve the transition process. Free tools include: Guiding Principles Fa

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Free Secondary Transition Tools

Posted on January 01, 2012

Transition services under IDEA 2004 are defined as a coordinated set of activities for a student with a disability that is designed to be within a results-oriented process. The focus is on improving the academic and functional achievement of the child with a disability to facilitate the child’s movement from school to post-school activities. The tools and resources in this Secondary Transition Collection help to improve the transition process. Free tools include: Guiding Principles

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Graduation: Move on Early if Ready

Posted on January 01, 2012

Proven strategies for squeezing peak productivity out of an ordinary 30-minute staff meeting. WHAT are the barriers to raising student achievement? Ask any school leader and you will eventually hear that time and money—or rather the lack of—are among the biggest obstacles. My staff of 30 and I meet for 30 minutes every Wednesday before school. I chose the mornings to avoid conflicts with after-school events, visit this coaching obligations and extra-curricular activities. Thirty minutes

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College, Independence Hurdles For Young Adults With Disabilities

Posted on December 12, 2011

Twenty Tidbits for New Teachers Teachers around the world are gearing up for the new school year -- but the experience is going to be vastly different for new teachers. Where an experienced teacher has the knowledge of what worked and what didn't, order a new teacher is going to be bombarded with tons of new info and the need to process it! Not to mention, drug they will be preparing for the most important piece of all: their classroom instruction. In no way, more about do I want to add to

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Transitioning to Middle School for a Child With Autism

Posted on December 12, 2011

Pretesting Students and the KWL Strategy In 1986, order Donna Ogle created KWL, a reading strategy that engages the students in the text or textbook and helps students analyze what they are reading. Students are asked to describe what they already know about the reading topic. Then they are asked to look at the title, the introduction and the pictures and determine what they want to know more of, in essence to determine why they should continue reading the literature. After reading, then they

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Life Paths Diverge for Young Adults With, Without Disabilities

Posted on November 11, 2011

Postsecondary outcomes Six years after high school, dosage students with disabilities are less likely to have gone on to postsecondary schools than their classmates without disabilities and less likely to be financially independent, abortion but a little more likely to have children, according to a new report from the National Center for Special Education Research. The report found that 55 percent of young people with disabilities reported having continued on to postsecondary school since

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Utah Lawmaker Proposes Making School Districts pay for College Remediation

Posted on October 10, 2011

Proven strategies for squeezing peak productivity out of an ordinary 30-minute staff meeting. WHAT are the barriers to raising student achievement? Ask any school leader and you will eventually hear that time and money—or rather the lack of—are among the biggest obstacles. My staff of 30 and I meet for 30 minutes every Wednesday before school. I chose the mornings to avoid conflicts with after-school events, visit this coaching obligations and extra-curricular activities. Thirty minutes

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Report Finds Progress, Problems for Students With Learning Disabilities

Posted on October 10, 2011

A new report from the National Center for Learning Disabilities says too few students with learning disabilities graduate from high school, salve and some racial and ethnic groups are still disproportionately represented in LD programs, but early intervention strategies appear to be reducing the overall number of students who are identified as having a learning disability. While graduation rates for students with learning disabilities have increased in the last decade, rising from 52 percent

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Tips for Re-Engaging Out-of-School Youth

Posted on October 10, 2011

Taking aim at the high school dropout rate across the country, pharm the nation’s governors are recommending swift action to reconnect with students who are abandoning their educations. At a time when educational attainment beyond high school is increasingly  viewed as a necessary step toward employment, more about more than one million teenagers, age 16 to 19, are not enrolled in school and do not have a high school diploma, according to a new brief released by the National Governors As

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Can Workers With Disabilities be Paid Less Than Minimum Wage?

Posted on October 10, 2011

Starting this fall, about it visit this site hospital wandering will be added to the list of descriptors doctors can use to diagnose individuals with autism, approved intellectual disability and other conditions. The addition comes after a federal committee gave the final go-ahead on a proposal to make wandering a secondary classification that could be applied to individuals with developmental disabilities or other diagnoses. “The proposed code is really intended to promote better data c

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