Strategies for Special Education and Inclusion Classrooms
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5
Special education is a broad topic. Children have very different needs and very different diagnoses. Teachers have to remain flexible while providing each student with an appropriate educational opportunity. Use these resources from Instructor and Early Childhood Today to help you meet your students' learning challenges and provide differentiated instruction for a happy and healthy classroom.
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Each child who is labeled "mentally retarded" has his or her own unique profile of strengths and weaknesses. Expert Stanley I. Greenspan, MD, discusses how child care workers should handle children with special needs.
Expert Stanley I. Greenspan, MD, offers preschool teachers tips on how help children with and without special needs master functional-emotional capacities, including the ability to attend, relate, problem solve, and develop and express creative ideas.
A preschool teacher is concerned about a boy in her class who has cerebral palsy. Expert Stanley I. Greenspan, MD, offers suggestions for drawing on the child's capabilities.