Industry News in Special Education

Special education is constantly evolving. As a teacher or professional, it’s important to stay up to date on the latest industry news and trending topics in the field. Explore this page to discover industry news, informative articles, and helpful resources.

The SCERTS Model and Your Classroom

The SCERTS Model and Your Classroom

When developing an inclusive teaching approach for your classroom, do you struggle with which method to implement? If you’re teaching both neurotypical students and children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), consider the SCERTS Model, which stands for Social Communication, Emotional Regulation and Transactional Support. This research-based method takes a multidisciplinary approach and outlines individualized strategies to help […]

Top TV Shows & Movies Featuring Characters with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Top TV Shows & Movies Featuring Characters with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Here is a list of TV shows, special presentations and films that are available to stream online that are teaching the world about ASD and their families!

Special Education Teacher Shortage

The Special Education Teacher Shortage

Did you know there is a teacher shortage in the field of special education? Read on to learn what you need to know about this shortage.

Understanding CEC's High-Leverage Practices and Practice-Based Teacher Education

Understanding CEC’s High-Leverage Practices and Practice-Based Teacher Education

What are the high level practices that should be mastered by newly-minted special education teachers? Read on to find out.

Creative Ways to Assess What Your Students Really Learn

Student Comprehension: Creative Ways to Assess What Your Students Really Learn

We communicate and process information differently. Incorporating only one assessment style is counterintuitive to measuring the accuracy of what a student comprehends. Inspired by the McDonald’s Dollar Menu design, consider incorporating predesigned platforms that allow the student to choose from a menu of assessment options, thereby not over taxing the educator with hours of extra […]