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A family's reflections on disability and health care

Money for nothing in NYC schools

Human achievement and ordinary life

Editorial: Chilidren are being abused, injured, and killed!

Olds: Criminalizing mental health problems

Special Education Today Newsletter 2 (26)

Dear colleagues...

While we're on the good-news front...

Another win for kids

Just thinking about sucess stories

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(25)

A view of efforts to support children with disabilities in ways that are respectful of their cultural backgrounds

Child with autism sings out

Parents of students with disabilities settle lawsuit with Virginia Governor over masking

Manuscript, cursive, keyboard...or whatever?

"In a Different Key"

The helpful effects of phones, tablets, and maybe even fidget bits for young children—not

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(24)

US ED called for proposals for the “Supporting Effective Educator Development Grant Program”

Another journalist wrote about reading problems

Investigative journalists reported unseemly practices in private facilities in Washington state

How media cast "learning disabilities," disability, and special education

Teaching is changing brains

Timeline: HB, J. M. Kauffman!

Discusssion: What are important historical events in special education around the world?

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(23)

The bandmate has trisomy

Timeline: IDPD

SIAT monthly newsletter

V. Williams celebrated 47 years of IDEA

Timeline: HB Doug Cullinan

Timeline: H 47th B'day, US IDEA law!

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(22)

"I’m done saying sorry for being deaf – I want to change how society treats people like me"

Updated Web site #2

Timeline: HB, Zig Engelmann

J. McLaughlin is retiring from NCSER commissioner post

Thanksgiving message

Thanksgiving dinner

Updated Web site

Hey, Hechinger Report, are you sure you want to promote such stuff?

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(21)

What have you heard people say about E. Hanford’s Sold a Story

Friday photos: TECBD #2

Friday photo: TECBD #1

Sold a Story: 5th and final episode?

I am saddened, once again

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(20)

HB, Dan!

Sold a Story—Episode 5

More on my reading history

Wheels up!

School interventions for children with ADHD

Infants’ screen time and later diagnosis of autism

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(19)

Rare disorders in the news

E. Oster on Face the Nation

Hip braces and kids with non-ambulatory CP

The TEDE project: Overview

Adults with autism, working, and COVID

Join my new subscriber chat space

"Sold a Story" episode 4

Just sittin’ here thinkin’

Self-regulation is helpful

ASAT Newsletter for Nov 2022

Some people who knew about teaching reading the right way long ago

Hempenstalll's 2016 review on teaching reading

K. Burbank on voting and disabilities

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(18)

Blue buckets for Halloween?

Seeing, hearing, speaking evil...

D. Fuchs appointed to U. S. National Board for Education Sciences

Some historical LD notes

Here's a link to a good podcast about Turner Syndrome

Episode 3 of "Sold a Story" dropped

Laura McKenna provides a parent's perspective on autism

Just another rant about misplaced focus on reading problems

Alternative to picking just-right books

Reporter Jill Barshay on effective remedial reading

Thinking about accommodations

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(17)

Reports of missteps in the Ontario Autism Program

The Halloween decorations #17

Episodes 1 and 2 of "Sold a Story"

Forthcoming EC articles

Disrespecting people with disabilities

Some holiday display is missing an arm and so is some sped research

A mother's response to inaccessible medical services

E. Hanford's podcast on reading education is coming soon

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(16)

More morbid (teehee) images

It's a photo and it's Friday

Growing up with Down Syndrome

Another NY Times article about reading instruction

Jumping toward the ground

Why teaching literacy = promoting democracy

Assessing students' reading comprehension

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(15)

Rick and Rich Wilber go to a baseball game

Friday photo: A 1990s gang of fine folks

Building a legal basis for literacy

Seen on my walk in the 'hood

ASAT October '22 newsletter!

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(18)

U. S. ED announced a multi-session Webinar on student mental health

Friday Photos: 1996?

Gun violence is a problem

Thomas the Tank has a new friend

Michael Gerber on fullfilling special education

Success really should be counted sweetly

Inclusion or instruction?

Open comments on this image!


Special Education Today Newsletter 2(17)

Neuro... -diverse? -typical?

Advocating for children

Another Another Normal

Sayeski on dyslexia, reading, and reading instruction

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(16)

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(15)

Robert Reich's tribute to a teacher

NJCLD symposium on transition to higher ed

Simplifying test questions

JAMA Pediatrics editorial about a crossroads in treatment of autism

Plasticity in the brain and science

Robert Reich on a teacher and teachers

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(14)

Greg Ashman on pseuds, poseurs, quacks, charlatans

More on literacy in the popular press

New York city's change in literacy instruction

Assessing decoding competence

Florida Center for Reading Research at 20!

Please consider this "neurocognitive approach" to reading instruction

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(13)

Educational implications of brain-function tests

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(12)

More about mentors

Friday photos: Hill Walker

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(11)

TeachingLD resource about early decoding

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(10)

Students don't have disabilities


Responsibility for using effective practices

Musical interlude #4

A Greg Ashman post of interest

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(9)

Elizabeth Jameson explains cussing

The research questions series: #0

Discipline, disability, and ethnicity

Signers' new signs

Variability in developmental milestones among children with autism


Special Education Today Newsletter 2(8)

Post-secondary impediments for students with disabilities

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(7)

Interview with Karen Harris

Scientific demonstration about the Moon's composition

Musical interlude #4

New evidence about prevalence of autism

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(6)

Rage-reduction, holding, or attachment therapy

Chris Givner, 1953-2022

Musical interlude #3

Un-Independence Day

HB, Dakota! I hope it's a good one!

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(5)

New EC articles

Thomas Francis Hehir, 1950-2022

ASAT Science in Autism Treatment newsletter

Friday photos—#23

Securing services for a young adult child

"Hiding in Plain Sight"

Richard L. Simpson Conference on Autism

Musical interlude #2

HB, Emily S.!

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(4)

Great questions!

Source for scholarships for post-secondary education for students with disabilities

Musical interlude #1

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(3)

Greg Ashman on “binary thinking” about disabilities

HB, Barbara Bateman!

ABA and big social problems

Musical interlude #0

Big DI in Kenya

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(2)

Friday Photos: It's Jason Chow

A modest proposal about schools and police officers

Katelyn Jetelina on what people can do now regarding firearm safety

Arming teachers to protect our childen

Special Education Today Newsletter 2(1)

Put more guns into schools?

Katelyn Jetelina on mental illness and mass shootings

Birds and sped

Resources for teaching visually impaired students

Association for Science in Autism Treatment newsletter is available

A snapshot of US schools' responses to COVID-19

Calling it a year!

Additional reflections on our world

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(50)

Teacher-directed instruction isn't wrong! #2

Services for children with disabilities in California differ according to the children's ethnicity

Honor Eva Mireles and Irma Garcia

School Shootings and Students with Disabilities: John's screed

Teacher-directed instruction isn't wrong!—#1

Greatest hits on SET

What are you reading about special education technology?

Comparing di to DI

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(49)

NY Times reported changes in Lucy Calkins's work on early literacy

Virtual workshop on children with disabilities and the current pandemic slated

Keeping up with Samuel

NZ students with autism and school suspensions

U.S. ED to host discussion about students' mental health

Hey, hey! HB, Kristy Somerville-Midgette!

Special Education Today Newsletter (1, 48)

Happy BD, Ruth Scott Emmons Lloyd

Making research comparisons that are theoretically important.

Defining "DI"—My history

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(47)

BAP podcasts

TAW #5

Friday photos #21: Mike Gerber

TAW #3

And this month's AST newsletter...

TAW #2

IES posts about studies of autism in early childhood and elementary years

TAW #1

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(46)

I wonder, wonder, wonder

US ED & LAUSD agree to compensatory efforts to rectify students with disabiliies who were shortchanged

Friday Photos: Our late leader, Ken Kavale

NAMI is a winner!

Guiding youths through post-secondary waters

College students' use of disability supports

Serious core reading instruction

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(45)

Did I mention this before?

Reading Recovery research may not look so good

Evaluating Curricula—# 10

The shortage of sped teachers

Reversals redux

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(44)

Math and teaching kids with EBD

Myths, scams, shams, and BS

Barbara D. Bateman

Friday photos—#20: Paige Pullen and Dan Hallahan

Notes about the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in BD

Concerns about brain-based analyses

It's great to promote disability awareness!

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(43)

Speducators in their own words—1: What James M. Kauffman has to say

Friday photos: #19—Sarah Powell!

Editorial: Does early identification focus on the wrong variables?

Go happily, Gary Sasso; you did good

Inclusion may not always be good

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(42)

ASAT Newsletter

Friday photos #18—Jonté Taylor

Improving ventilation in schools

Post-secondary education for individuals with disabilities

CODA keeps on teaching!

Another reflection on teaching phonics

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(41)

Yay, CODA!

Translating the US Secretary of Education’s 24 March 2022 letter

Special education happiness metric

Seidenberg's notes on "science of reading"

McKenna on sped journalism

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(40)

A parent's insights

Australian support for effective instruction

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(39)

What people say caused them to quit their jobs

NYTimes on pandemic associated early reading concerns

Promoting reading success

Organizations addressing mental health issues

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(38)

ASAT Newletter again!

Hechinger: The cost of independent evaluations

IES-funded researchers recognized

EBLI video with David Chalk

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(37)

Evaluating Curricula—# 9

Evaluating Curricula—# 8

Friday photos—17

Cost-benefit analyses

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Friday Photos—PCRC snaps 8

Friday Photos—PCRC snaps 7

Friday Photos—PCRC snaps 6

Friday Photos—PCRC snaps 5

Friday Photos—PCRC snaps 4

Friday Photos—PCRC snaps 3

Friday Photos—PCRC snaps 2

Friday Photos—PCRC snaps 1

Costs associated with RPM and DIRFloortime

Considering intersectionality wrt disability

Descriptions and explanations

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(35)

Some students wait longer than others before getting special education

Friday photos—16

LeBron shouts "Kent State"

Next week: PCRC!

Teaching practices—3: Frequency of questioning affects performance

Evaluating Curricula—# 7

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(34)

Friday photos—15

Evaluating curricula—# 6

Teaching practices—2: Praise works!

Is there a storm on the horizon?

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(33)

Teaching practices—1: Teacher greetings

IDEA Annual Report

Reading disagreements yet another time

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(32)

Friday Photos—14

Emily Oster on reading bologna

Dear John: Letters from Angela—ToC

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(31)


Dear John: Letters from Angela—10

Friday photos—13

ASAT newsletter!

Podcasts of probable interest

Epidemiological examination of children's mental health in COVID times

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(30)

Azrin & Lindsley studied whether children learn to cooperate when it is reinforced

Dear John: Letters from Angela—9

Special Education Today Newsletter 1(29)

Evaluating curricula: #5