Shift to capacity-building AT model to stretch resources further

By Jennifer Herseim, Special Ed Connection® Few districts have enough dedicated assistive technology staff to handle the growing demand for AT requests. Consider shifting from a student-centered AT service delivery model Continue Reading →

Administrator: Political climate, Supreme Court decision create uncertainties in special ed

By Kara Arundel, Special Ed Connection® STAR SPECIAL ED DIRECTOR: Adam Leckie, director of exceptional student services for Florence (Ariz) Unified School District, shares advice on investing in technology and the Continue Reading →

Technology, data help Missouri district provide ‘engaging, relevant, personal’ education

By Jennifer Herseim, Special Ed Connection® Springfield Public Schools uses adaptive diagnostic tools and special education software to analyze data in a meaningful way for staff and students. Phyllis Wolfram, executive Continue Reading →

Check that alternative device meets OCR’s ‘equally effective, equally integrated’ standard

By Jennifer Herseim, Special Ed Connection® When school technology isn’t accessible to a group of students with disabilities, a district may provide an alternative device or other accommodation or modification, as Continue Reading →