Tips to Promote Independence

August 26, 2019 26 min read

Listen to this free podcast on how to promote student independence in class. Task analysis, bringing teaching aides on board, prompt hierarchies, independent work tasks/activities and staff checklists are discussed. The Help for Special Educators podcast is hosted by Lisa Goodell. The guest for this episode is Jenn Adams from Teach Love Autism.

New Special Ed Teacher Questions

August 2, 2019 2 min read

I had a fantastic conversation with Kaylene Durbin, a college student who is just starting her credential program. Today we talk about her inspirational story (which credits family and a professor) and how you can get some real classroom experience before student teaching. We begin to answer questions that aspiring…

Some Kids Wear Leg Braces or AFOs

July 28, 2019 2 min read

Disability Acceptance Books Today’s picture book about disability acceptance is titled, Some Kids Wear Leg Braces, by Lola M. Schaefer. It gets right to the point about how mobility devices can support kids and help them move. The photos in this read-aloud book include kids using both walkers and/or leg…