Strategies for Special Education & Inclusion Classrooms
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Describes the F.A.T. workshop, a professional workshop that helps teachers see from the perspective of learning disabled students by deliberately inducing frustration.
Advocates the Reading Recovery program and talks about teachers learning from the Reading Recovery model. Also discusses reading and verbal prompts that affect fluency.
Dr. Stanley Greenspan has formed an interdisciplinary council to join together professionals who care for children with special needs. This council will allow professionals in various disciplines to exchange clinical information. Here, he answers questions about the new group, in Scholastic Early Childhood Today.
Each child who is labeled "mentally retarded" has his or her own unique profile of strengths and weaknesses. Greenspan discusses how child care workers should handle children with special needs.
Greenspan offers preschool teachers tips on how help children with and without special needs master the 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. Her main concerns are his social limitations and his sad, lost looks. Greenspan offers suggestions for drawing on the child's capabilities and makes concrete suggestions, in Scholastic Early Childhood Today.