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Can a Baby Be Diagnosed as Autistic? AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 2/13-2/17
This week, in a breakthrough study, researchers found autistic children could be diagnosed as early as infancy. In other autism news, Temple Grandin was named to the Women’s Hall of Fame, and while we know socializing isn’t always easy for those with autism, we explore how...
Accelify Launches #LoveTeaching Contest
This valentines week we asked our customers to share with us why they #LoveTeaching. See what they had to say below and join the love fest on Twitter or Facebook! To show our thanks, one lucky teacher or school provider will win a $100 Staples...
Schools Have Made Very Little Progress in Recruiting Minority Teachers
We’ve come a long way since Brown v. Board of Education began the desegregation of our nation’s schools, but we still have a ways to go. A report out this week shows schools in the nation’s capital remain intensely segregated, with a racial achievement gap...
AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 1/30-2/3: Cyberbullying Is NOT a Technology Issue – Here’s How to Really Combat It
Happy Friday! Last week we shared with you the NFL’s efforts to make the ProBowl autism-friendly. This week, it’s former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow in disability news, as his foundation prepares to host 375 proms for teens with disabilities across the US and worldwide. In...
AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 1/23-1/27: NFL Looks To Accommodate Fans With Autism
This week the NFL announced it’s making Sunday’s ProBowl autism-friendly. In other entertainment and disability news, ‘Life Animated’, a coming-of-age story about Pulitzer Prize-winner Ron Suskind’s son with autism, received an Oscar nod for best documentary feature, and a video of a 15-year old ballerina...
6 Education Webinars To Register For Now
Looking for some professional development opportunities? Look no further. We’ve lined up some awesome (mostly free!) webinars scheduled over the next few weeks. From navigating the transition to ESSA, to gifted-education for early learners, and the neuroscience behind effective special education, these webinars won’t disappoint!...
AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 1/16-1/20: Maybe Teaching Special Ed Doesn’t Have To Be So Hard
This week we bring you a story about how one school’s unique approach to dealing with special education paperwork is not only making teachers happier, but allowing them to focus more on student needs. In other news, we saw positive things happen in regards to...
10 Questions Your Special Education Management System Should Answer
While rewarding work, special education comes with many challenges for administrators, teachers, and related service providers alike. From managing IEP timelines and compliance, to dealing with mounds of paperwork and tracking student progress, special educators can benefit greatly from technology designed to minimize these challenges. Is your...
AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 1/9-1/13: Bullying and Students With Disabilities: A Resource Guide
Happy Friday! In light of the recent assault of a special needs man that was live streamed on Facebook, today we share with you a Resource Guide for bullying and students with disabilities.  In other news, this week hearings took place for the most significant special education...
AcceliTRACK Updates and Enhancements Now Live
AcceliTRACK Version 3.4.0.1 is now live!  Continue below to preview system updates included with this version release   Enhancement: Homepage Now Defaults To My Calendar You asked for it, and we listened. Based on customer demand and analytics that My Calendar is the most widely used tab on...