Aboriginal student populations have some of the lowest education success rates in the country. Educators need to be aware of their unique needs. This site offers an overview of Aboriginal student needs, including cultural awareness.
This resource focuses upon fetal alcohol syndrome (FASD) specifically and provides a short video, links to additional resources and information about the topic. Those interested in learning more can find lots of extra through the various links at the top of the page as well.
Special education is the focus of this site, which provides definitions for a number of common learning disabilities, links to more information and guidance for educators working with students of different ages.
A supplement to the first resource, this site provides six principles of inclusive education, which outline how the process is incorporated into the school system. It is shorter than the first resource, but provides important information in an easily readable method. Educators can use the concept of the inclusive classroom to improve their teaching practices and ensure that all students are learning.
This article explores the practice of inclusive education as used in Canadian schools, which allows for students with various special education diagnoses to be in the classroom with their peers, rather than segregated. It is an informative introduction to the practice.