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…

Eight Tips to Create a Daily Schedule

May 18, 2019 18 min read

Part 1 of the Series: Self-Contained Schedules This episode is the first in a series all about schedules. Lisa Goodell gives eight tips to help you create a daily schedule for your self-contained special ed classroom. She discusses how to plan everything out, what information is helpful to know ahead…

Tools to Improve Parent Communication

May 4, 2019 3 min read

Learn about different ways you can develop good communication with parents of your special ed students who are verbal or nonverbal. Petra Ablaza from Sailing the Spectrum shares her journey as a teacher and special needs mom. She has been on both sides of teacher-parent communication. Get more tools to improve your own parent communication by listening to this episode of the Help for Special Educators podcast, hosted by Lisa Goodell. #parentcommunication #helpforspecialeducatorspodcast