The Evolving Role of the Special Needs Assistant: Towards a New Synergy
- The Special Needs of Exceptionally Able Children. Gilheany, Sheila // Reach;Jan2003, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p94
There has been an ongoing debate for some years as to whether children who are gifted should be included within Special Education. While no universally agreed answer has emerged from this debate, many studies have shown that these children share many traits with children who have learning...
- COLEMAN SCHOOL REPEATS IN EXCELLENCE. // Westchester County Business Journal;6/23/2014, Vol. 50 Issue 25, p23
The article announces that the John A. Coleman School, which has campuses in Yonkers and White Plains, New York, has received the 2014-2015 National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) School of Excellence award.
- INCLUSION FOR STUDENTS ON THE Autism Spectrum. Godek, Joanne // School Administrator;Sep2008, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p32
The article discusses the education of children with autism in inclusive schools. The author comments how early intervention programs can assist autistic children in improving academic achievement and social interaction. She discusses how the school district for South Burlington, Vermont created...
- Collaboration Between Teachers and Special Needs Assistants in Mainstream Primary Schools. Logan, Anna // Reach;Jun2001, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p33
The provision of large numbers of special needs assistants to support pupils in mainstream classes has become a trend in Irish education. In the absence of research in Ireland into the deployment of such additional personnel, the author discusses research carried out in Britain. She concludes...
- Work Matters: All about the role of ... Special school nursery teacher. Hayes, Anne // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);7/15/2013, Vol. 112 Issue 4323, p60
The article offers information on special education needs (SEN) teachers in Great Britain in 2013. It reports that children with severe learning difficulties (SLD) or profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) in England total to approximately 38,000. It also talks about issues...
- Programa de formaciÃ³n en el Ã¡rea de Autismo para docentes especialistas. // Revista de InvestigaciÃ³n;may-ago2010, Vol. 34 Issue 70, p29
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- Changing Role of the Special Needs Assistant: Perspectives of a Special School Staff. CARRIG, MARY // Reach;Jan2004, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p119
Research was undertaken in a special school catering for students with moderate, severe and profound learning disabilities. In recent years the number of special needs assistants working in the school has increased from sixteen to thirty one. There are twenty one teachers working in the school....
- Facilitating the Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders in School-Age Children. Wilkinson, Lee A. // Remedial & Special Education;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p350
Recent special education trends suggest that students with autism spectrum disorders are underrepresented in our schools' special education programs. The increased awareness and prevalence of autism, together with the clear benefits of early intervention and special education, have created an...
- BY THE NUMBERS. // Scholastic Administrator;Spring2012, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p10
The article presents several diagrams including one discussing about students with disabilities predominately attending regular schools across the U.S., second forecasting demand for special education teachers in the country, and last showing percentage of different type of disability in students.