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'I Have Children Crying In The Classroom'

Authors: National Public Radio

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What Trump's immigration crackdown means at one NYC school. Families shared their fears, and learned about their legal rights.

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SLPs, Contribute to your school newsletter

Authors: The School Speech Therapist

Mar 6, 2017 byTeresa Sadowski MA CCC-SLP

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In my state, teachers and all professional staff have to generate personal SMART goals. With all the work SLPs do, the last thing I wanted to do was have to keep complicated data on something I was doing. At that point I decided to do something very easy for me that...

Researchers Identify Possible Autism Biomarker

Disability Scoop
For the second time in less than a month, researchers are reporting a potential breakthrough in their ability to spot autism signs in children who...

Trump's International Policies Could Have Lasting Effects On Higher Ed

Authors: National Public Radio

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More than a million international students go to college in the United States. But after recent events, and President Trump's policies, recruiters expect numbers to drop.

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FDA Seeks Input On Autism Treatments

Disability Scoop
Federal regulators are looking for insight from people with autism and their families as they consider the need for new drug treatments to address...

Parent Alert! Your Child Just Skipped Class

Authors: National Public Radio

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In a study, automated text messages to parents reduced absences and the number of F's earned by high school students.

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Poll Finds Widespread Use Of ‘Retard’

Disability Scoop
Despite the efforts of disability advocates, a new national poll finds use of the word "retard" remains commonplace and many Americans see nothing...

Weighing Special Ed. as a School Choice Option - Education Week

Education Week

Authors: Education Week

Making federal aid for students with disabilities available has been on the drawing board in conservative circles for years, and the new education secretary has voiced some support for the concept....