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Words to Know (Special Needs Glossary)
When your child has a disability and needs services, there's a lot you need to know. This glossary defines terms on healthcare, government benefits, learning, legal and financial matters, and more.
Gifted Education: Tips for Teachers
About 6% of U.S. K-12 students are estimated to be academically gifted. As an educator, it's important to understand gifted learners' instructional needs and policies for identifying and providing services for gifted students.
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Tips for Teachers
Conducting effective conferences can boost family involvement in your classroom and help promote positive outcomes for you, your students, and your school. Here's what to do before, during, and after the meeting.
504 Education Plans: Tips for Teachers
These plans enable students with special needs to get the accommodations required to access curricula at the same level as their classmates.
Individualized Education Programs (IEPs): Tips for Teachers
IEPs make teachers of students with special needs responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring educational plans to help the students succeed in school.