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This section of the collection features websites: special needs resources, library and teaching strategies/resources, library lesson plans, supporting learners, supporting special needs students, and best practices for students with special needs.

Art for Children and Adults with Physical or Mental Challenges — KinderArt. Find resources for those who work with children who have special needs. By: KinderArt® features many activities and lesson plans which have proven successful with children and adults with physical or mental challenges. In order to help those who work with special children and adults, we have listed a few appropriate activities here in one place. In addition, at the bottom of this page, we have provided you with links to resources specifically designed for children and adults with special needs. If you have some ideas/tips to share, please send them to us. Sports for Children With Disabilities. There's no question that for children with physical disabilities, sports participation can be a challenge.

Sports for Children With Disabilities

Kids may have limited mobility and/or tire more easily than their non-disabled peers. They may need special equipment or other assistance (such as specially trained coaches, teachers, or guides) to participate in exercise and sports. Seven Organizations that provide support for individuals with ADD/ADHD - Friendship Circle - Special Needs Blog : Friendship Circle — Special Needs Blog. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood.

Seven Organizations that provide support for individuals with ADD/ADHD - Friendship Circle - Special Needs Blog : Friendship Circle — Special Needs Blog

Diagnosing ADHD can be tough and once a diagnosis is discovered, the next steps are crucial. For this reason we have compiled an eight part series on ADD/ADHD. Over the next seven weeks we will be providing you with over 100 ADD/ADHD resources in a series of weekly blog posts. Seven Organizations that help individuals with ADD and ADHD. Resources for Teaching Students That Are Visually Impaired. Teaching Those with Visual Impairments Many children with disabilities can be challenging to teach.

Resources for Teaching Students That Are Visually Impaired

Students with visual impairments, in particular, can be especially difficult to accommodate because much of learning is a visual process. Everything from classroom arrangement to access to learning materials must be considered when educating students with partial or no sight. Educators should think about involving and improving a student’s other senses when planning lessons. Links to Resources for Deafness and Hard of Hearing. NOTE: Hands & Voices receives information and requests to post links from other sponsoring organizations that we feel might be of interest to our constituency.

Links to Resources for Deafness and Hard of Hearing

These links may not necessarily reflect the viewpoint of Hands & Voices and we rely on our membership to deem what is of value to their own interests. Organizations AG Bell: A National organization around since 1890 AG Bell Colorado: The Colorado chapters site Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing : A boystown site for parents devoted to newborn hearing screening CEID - Center for the Education of the Infant Deaf is a model early intervention program for babies and young children who have hearing impairments and severe speech and language delays CID - Central Institute for the Deaf - Missouri School offering continuing education for professionals who work with children who are deaf and hard of hearing.

They offer online courses as well. more info.. Deafness and Hard of Hearing Websites. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Families 100 Days Kit, Autism Speaksexternal icon This kit provides information to help families get through the first steps of an autism diagnosis.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

A Parent’s Guide to Evidence-Based Practice and Autismpdf iconexternal icon This manual from the National Autism Center aims to assist parents as they make difficult decisions about how best to help their children with autism spectrum disorders reach their full potential. Autism Source, Autism Society of America (ASA)external icon ASA’s Autism Source is a database of resources in local communities. It includes contact information for ASA chapters and other local supports. Featured articles site: Dyslexia, Gifted, and Exceptional Children. Resources for Supporting Learners with Disabilities. The devices provided by your school or district have accessibility features built into their hardware and browsers.

Resources for Supporting Learners with Disabilities

Below are links to each platform’s accessibility features and settings that can support aspects of learning like vision, hearing, motor, reading/dyslexia and attention needs. Before trying a new tool or product, consider how you can provide individualized supports and accommodations for the products you are already using and that students are familiar with. Welcoming Children with Disabilities at Your Library Access/Programming. Teaching Strategies, Activities and Resources for Teaching Children with Autism.

Education 30 Activities, Teaching Strategies, and Resources for Teaching Children with Autism March 10, 2021.

Teaching Strategies, Activities and Resources for Teaching Children with Autism

Awesome Library - K-12 Special Education Lesson Plans. Do2Learn: Educational Resources for Special Needs: Behavior, Academics, more. Education Resources for Educators that teach Special Needs Children. Special Education Resources By Topic Accommodations and Environment Curriculum Support IEP Resources Behavior Management Special Education Inclusion Understanding that special education resources are applicable to both general education and special education teachers alike, TeacherVision provides resources that can be used as part of an IEP both in the general education classroom and in specialist resources rooms.

Teaching for Diverse Learning Needs. Update December 2020: This web page is a companion to the 2016 version of the School Library Program Rubric.

Teaching for Diverse Learning Needs

NYSED released an updated School Library Program Rubric in December 2020. Student Snapshot: All students have access to the curriculum, and the library media program ensures that every student makes progress regardless of learning style or needs. test According to Tomlinson (2014) our experiences, culture, gender, genetic codes, and neurological wiring all affect how we learn. There is no illusion that a single lesson plan will work effectively for each learner… Rather, teachers who practice differentiation accept as a given that they will need to create a variety of paths toward essential learning goals and to help students identify the paths that work best in achieving success.

Furthermore, Koechlin and Zwaan (2008) state teacher-librarians, uber responsive educators, are the magicians that make all this happen with seeming ease. Library resources for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) - Surrey County Council. Contents Autism support Autism affects the way a person communicates and how they experience the world around them.

Library resources for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) - Surrey County Council

Web Resources including Professional Organizations for Exceptional and Special Needs Children. Resource Library A to Z Assistive Technology, Behavior, Hearing, Visually impaired. Skip to main content You are here Home » Student Success » Special Education » Special Education Resource Library Student Success Special Education Resource Library Subscribe to Special Education updates(link is external)

Resource Library A to Z Assistive Technology, Behavior, Hearing, Visually impaired

Educating All Learners Resource Library.