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Library of Essentials Courses for Paraeducators Continues to Grow

Recognizing that schools and districts have limited time and resources for professional development for paraeducators and other support staff, we continue to expand our library of Essentials Courses to help meet this critical need.   Essentials Courses are abbreviated versions of our full-length courses. These 15-20 minute courses help provide paraeducators and other support staff,…
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Oct
15

Exceptional Child Recognized as Top Special Ed PD Resource

Exceptional Child was recently selected as a winner of the ComputEd Gazette’s 22nd Annual Education Software Review Awards (EDDIE Awards). Our online professional development system was honored in the Teacher Tools Special Education Professional Development category.  The EDDIE Awards target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that augment the classroom curriculum and improve teacher productivity, providing…
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Oct
11

Keeping Students with Disabilities Safe From Bullying

Bullying continues to be a pressing problem in schools today. In a national survey, one in three teens reported being bullied. Bullying is an even greater problem for students with disabilities. Some reports indicate that nearly 85 percent of students with special needs experience bullying. Studies have concluded that children with disabilities are two to…
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Oct
10