An important aspect of this article is that it reminds us of the importance of our attitudes about teaching students with special needs. There is a sample scenario to help you see intervention in action.
There are some great strategies for you to use in your classroom in this article. There are quite a few that will make learning easier for the student and perhaps deter problems that might occur. You will find some helpful guidance here.
Resources you can turn to are the focus of this article. Every child is different, and identifying resources that might be able to assist you in guiding them is available. You use need to know where to look.
It is important for us to remember to take a look at what our class might look like to a student with special needs. His or her perceptions of and experience in the classroom are important when we want to make adjustments to the way we do things.
I like that this article gives you strategies to try for different types of student issues. For example, ideas are broken out into those that work with students who have difficulty reading material and for those that have difficulty writing.
The author of this study divides the strategies into several areas: the environment, planning the schedule, and teaching strategies. It's a reminder that there is more to making adaptations than just adjusting our lessons. We need to think about our classrooms' environments, too.
Since every teacher's needs will be different, you can take a look at these videos and find one or two that are focused on the issue you might be having with your planning. They include everything from using iPods in the classroom to strategies to use with autistic children to routines to use with deaf students.