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10 Great iPad Apps for Students on the Autism Spectrum

I’m continually impressed and amazed at how much impact the iPad is having in education – and especially in helping students with autism or on the autism spectrum. So I’m delighted to share this guest post today, covering <b>10 great iPad apps (and one great iPad case) for Students on the Autism</b> …

A day in the life of a special educational needs coordinator

When I ask myself the question, "what's it like being a special educational needs coordinator (SENCo)?", I immediately imagine a cartoon waiter hurrying around balancing a dozen plates while also trying to attend to customers as they stop him on his way. But then I quickly turn away from the …

On-Campus Coffee Shop Serves Up Experience for Special Needs Students

A group of students with special needs are getting some real world experience without leaving their school.<p>The Wallingford High Road Academy, a part …

Supporting students with special needs when they leave school

At the moment I am ticking off the days to when our year 11 pupils leave. Their departure sees not only the end of five years of teaching but most importantly the last three years having spent planning their transition post 16. This is an anxious time for pupils and their parents and the success of …

Your Kids And Money: Teaching The Value Of A Dollar

What's the point of an allowance?<p>For Ron Lieber, personal finance writer for <i>The</i> <i>New York Times,</i> it'sa tool to help teach values and character traits like patience, moderation, thrift and generosity. And Lieber, who's writing a book, The Opposite of Spoiled, about kids, money and values, tells <i>Morning</i> …

Helping Adults With Autism Find Meaning: Roses for Autism

There are countless great causes out there, but there is one in particular that has touched my heart, for personal reasons: Roses for Autism. As the father of a teenage son with autism, I worry a great deal about his future as an adult and how my wife and I can help him be as independent as …