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Special Education Categories

There are several areas in which a student can be identified and made eligible for special education. Autism – a developmental disability significantly affecting verbal and nonverbal communication and social interaction, it is generally evident by age three. Deaf-Blindness – a combination of hearing and visual impairments Deafness – a hearing impairment Emotional Disability – […]

Special Education Acronyms

Every field has their own jargon, but to a parent of a student with a disability the language used in a meeting can be overwhelming and intimidating. Here is a cheat sheet to help you better understand what is being said or what has been written in your child’s IEP. ABA: Applied Behavior Analysis APE: […]