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9-Year-Old Explains Her Autism During School's Morning Announcements

An Alabama fourth grader is being praised by her school of 450 students after giving a powerful speech about being on the autism spectrum.<p>Keira …

How shifting to a UDL mindset enhances Common Core

When special and general ed teachers collaborate, everyone benefitsThe implementation of the Common Core State Standards has been met with anxiety …

Pedagogy

Breaking Down Barriers for Special Needs Children

No other field of education benefits as much from progress in technology as special education. Most developed and developing countries around the world have rules and acts that enable technology assisted training of children with special needs. In the United States, technology has made it possible …

'Universal design' thinking could improve Common Core learning for all students

Dive Brief:<p>Christine Fax-Huckaby, a special education academic support teacher in California's Sweetwater Union High School District, writes for …

Four Steps to Merge Special and General Education

<i>Editor's Note: This is the second of two articles exploring California's announced intention of merging special and general education, The first by</i> …

Attention-monitoring apps help tame student behavior.

Between kids chattering, bolting from their seats, or simply staring out the window, keeping students focused is a constant battle for Alexandra …

These disabled mannequins will make you rethink beauty

Watch how this new viral video of disabled mannequins is making models of those who do not conform to society's ideals<p>We pass our lives under the gaze of perfection - no more so than at Christmas, when sculpted mannequins flaunt their athletic frames and enviable curves from glittering window …

Parsons Tasks Students To Improve The Museum Experience For The Disabled

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by …

10 Ingenious Inventions for People With Disabilities

Tech companies create products with the consumer in mind, tasking a new smartphone, tablet, operating system or app, with a specific market demand.<p>A …

Disabled Drummer Cornel Hrisca-Munn Rocks The Foo Fighters' 'Everlong'

Cornel was born with no forearms and wants to show the world he can do anything he wants to do. Nothing will stop him.<p>“I don’t let my physical …

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This online game gave scientists new insight into quantum computing strategies

Video game strategies may have given quantum researchers a new insight into a crucial problem facing quantum computing, according to a new article in <i>Nature</i>. The research focused on a game called <i>Quantum Moves</i>, which is designed to mimic neutral atoms in an optical lattice. Facing a time limit, …

Physics adventures down the superfluid supersonic black hole

IMAGINE lying in a giant bathtub when someone pulls the plug. Sliding towards a watery exit from this world, it gets worse. The fluid gathers pace to …

New Ultrathin Solar Cells Are Light Enough to Sit on a Soap Bubble

Scientists have created the thinnest, lightest solar power cells yet — so lightweight that they can be draped on top of a soap bubble without popping …

Engineering

The World’s Pollinators Are Dying Out, And All Our Favourite Foods Could Go With Them

No more coffee or chocolate.<p>The first global assessment of pollinators ever has found that extinction pressures on species that facilitate crop …

A British mathematician just won a $700,000 prize for solving this fascinating centuries-old math problem 22 years ago

Wiles won 6 million Norwegian Kroner as part of the prize, equivalent to about $700,000.<p>Fermat's Last Theorem was originally suggested over 350 years ago, but Wiles' proof of the theorem involved proving a more general result in modern algebraic geometry, bringing in complex mathematical techniques …