Working with Dually Classified Learners in This Week’s AcceliBEAT
February 8, 2019
Happy Lunar New Year! In this week’s round up, we begin with strategies educators can use to support dually classified learners, who are English Language Learners (ELLs) diagnosed with special needs. In health and ed news, medication paramedics use to reverse opioid overdose are now being added to schools as high school drug abusers is an uncomfortable reality that some educators are facing. In other news, an online boot camp for individuals looking to create social enterprises with the goal of employing individuals with developmental disabilities has helped kick-start 16 enterprises; a D.C. school combines computer-based learning and personalized learning in small groups to great effect; and this year more than 650 churches around the globe are hosting proms on a single night for teens and adults with disabilities. Lastly, we are proud to announce the launch of AcceliPROGRESS, the newest addition to our enterprise special education software suite. All this and more in this week’s AcceliBEAT!
A group of educators has developed an instructional model to support English language learners with special needs.
“The only way to get companies involved is to prove that (hiring a person with a disability) is not going to be some kind of charity.”
Students with disabilities perform better on tests when they spend more time in general education classrooms, according to a recent study on student inclusion from Indiana University.
School uses computer-based learning and co-teachers to maximize the amount of individual attention students receive.
More than 650 churches around the globe are set to welcome teens and adults with disabilities for a series of special proms all planned on a single night this month.
20 years ago, a groundbreaking study by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed the ubiquity of childhood trauma and its long-term impact on health and behavior.
The medication paramedics use to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose could soon be in your child’s high school classroom.
To come up with the proposed emoji, Apple collaborated with such organizations as American Council of the Blind, the Cerebral Palsy Foundation and the National Association of the Deaf.
System provides comprehensive toolset for tracking and reporting on student IEP goals.
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