Tag Archives: special education

CASP and Special Education: Children with Disabilities, Their Families, Their Communities, and the Professionals That Support Them

The Ann Sullivan Center of Peru (CASP, its Spanish acronym) is a nonprofit education organization created in Peru in 1979 to serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), such as autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, or cerebral palsy, and … Continue reading

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Special Education – What is it?

According to the Center for Parent Information and Resources, special education is “instruction that is specially designed to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability.” In other words, the education of a child with disabilities is developed … Continue reading

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Research In Brief: Education Concepts

The school year is in full swing! In this month’s Research in Brief, we will define some terms you may see in research articles related to education of children and teens with disabilities. These include: An Individualized Education Program (IEP) … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for September 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What is inclusion and how does it benefit people with and without disabilities? Are there unmet inclusion needs? This … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, May 23 to Friday, May 27

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Caregivers: Supporting children who serve as caregivers (The New York Times) In the normal course of events, parents and grandparents take care of children when they are sick or need help or sustenance. … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 11 to Friday, January 15

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: New Sisters High program helps students plan beyond graduation (The Bulletin, Bend, OR) A high school in Sisters, OR has launched a transition program for special education students after a year of … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, December 14 to Friday, December 18

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: California approves tougher teacher training standards to help mainstreaming (EdSource) Under Federal pressure to increase the amount of time special education students spend in general education classrooms, the California Commission on Teacher … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 29 – Friday, July 3

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: Teenager Matthew Tillyer becomes a TIE Fighter pilot – right from his wheelchair (Huffington Post) Thirteen-year-old Californian Matthew Tillyer, who uses a wheelchair to get around, was recently transformed into a … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, December 15 –Friday, December 19

Human Interest: ‘El Deafo’: How a girl turned her disability into a superpower (NPR) Writer and illustrator Cece Bell tells her own story about growing up with a hearing impairment following meningitis at the age of 4. In her graphic … Continue reading

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