Tool helps measure students’ AT IQ in preparation for college

By Jennifer Herseim, Special Ed Connection® This matrix developed by the Great Lakes ADA Center helps students recognize how much they should know about assistive technology before heading to college. Encourage Continue Reading →

NAEP exam transitions to digital platform, making some accommodations obsolete

By Emily Ann Brown, Special Ed Connection® The National Center for Education Statistics is transitioning the Nation’s Report Card to digital exams that will feature universal design principles, and the first Continue Reading →

Know what to say if parents ask to conduct IEP meeting via email

By Cara Nissman, Special Ed Connection® Don’t sacrifice relationships for the sake of convenience. Help parents understand why developing their child’s individualized education program through email could impact their participation. More Continue Reading →

Resist kneejerk response to requests for robots from parents of homebound students

By Jennifer Herseim, Special Ed Connection® Unfamiliarity with a high-tech assistive technology device doesn’t excuse district staff from considering the idea. Use these pointers to help your staff appropriately respond to Continue Reading →