Parents typically know what is best for their children, especially when they are young. However, there are occasions when parents need the help of others to address complicated issues.
Bullying is a pervasive problem in schools across the country, and sadly students with disabilities or special needs are not immune to the issue. In fact, studies suggest that students with disabilities are at an increased risk of being bullied, while some are bullies themselves.
Minority students with autism are widely underrepresented in U.S. special education classes, according to a new study from the University of Kansas. The study, which analyzed data from 2014, shows that students with autism are not being accurately diagnosed, resulting in many not receiving crucial educational services.
Individualized Education Programs are crucial to ensuring students with special needs receive the accommodations and support they need in the academic environment. In most cases, an IEP focuses on the protections for students inside the classroom. However, they can also address a student's needs while going to and from school.