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Lessons from a Mother & Her Sons About Learning Disabilities

Lessons from a Mother & Her Sons About Learning Disabilities

As we continue our series on serving students with special needs, we’re featuring a post from one of our Illuminators who went through her own personal experience with learning disabilities. Here is Francine Rhoton with her thoughts. When I was initially asked to discuss my experiences concerning children with learning disabilities, I thought, “Okay, I can … Continue reading Lessons from a Mother & Her Sons About Learning Disabilities

How to Use Scheduling to Support Students with Special Needs

How to Use Scheduling to Support Students with Special Needs

In our previous post, we explored the issue of students with disabilities and how to best serve this vulnerable group. The following post provides some insights and ways to support those particular students through scheduling. As educators, we always want to provide our students with the least restrictive learning environment. For many students, the least restrictive environment may … Continue reading How to Use Scheduling to Support Students with Special Needs

An Overlooked Genius: How to Empower Students with Disabilities

An Overlooked Genius: How to Empower Students with Disabilities

Victor Villaseñor is a bestselling author of numerous novels and memoirs, including Rain of Gold; Burro Genius: A Memoir; Wild Steps of Heaven; Thirteen Senses: A Memoir; and Macho! Some of his books have been nominated for awards, and at least one is scheduled to be made into a television mini-series.   Today, Victor lives … Continue reading An Overlooked Genius: How to Empower Students with Disabilities