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 3 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…

A Rainbow of Friends

June 26, 2019 3 min read

Disability Acceptance Series Today I am starting an ongoing series on books that will help teach and promote awareness of different disabilities and acceptance for those with special needs. I have used several children’s books in the classroom, and A Rainbow of Friends is one of them! But I’ve also…