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Sayeski, Kristin L., Ed. – Council for Exceptional Children, 2019
This special issue provides an in-depth examination of dyslexia. Articles address current research on dyslexia, unique considerations related to eligibility for special education services, strategies and approaches to instruction, and assistive technology. It includes a quiz entitled, "What Do You Know About Dyslexia?"
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Teaching Methods, Special Education, Assistive Technology
Council for Exceptional Children, 2018
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) recognizes that all children and youth with disabilities have the right to live and flourish in a safe environment where they are protected and have support to protect themselves from all forms of maltreatment--neglect as well as physical, sexual, and psychological abuse. CEC believes that professionals…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Prevention, Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse
Crockett, Jean B., Ed.; Billingsley, Bonnie, Ed.; Boscardin, Mary Lynn, Ed. – Council for Exceptional Children, 2018
The "Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education" brings together research informing practice in leading special education from preschool through transition into postsecondary settings. The second edition of this comprehensive handbook has been fully updated to provide coverage of disability policy, historical roots,…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Leadership Responsibility, Special Education, Preschool Education
Grisham-Brown, Jennifer; Hemmeter, Mary Louise – Council for Exceptional Children, 2017
As more and more early childhood settings implement inclusive practices, teachers need to blend special and general education techniques to help all children learn. They'll find out how with the new edition of this bestselling text, which combines today's best practices for teaching young children with and without disabilities into one…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Inclusion, Teaching Methods, Regular and Special Education Relationship
Council for Exceptional Children, 2016
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) supports educators with disabilities including faculty, teacher candidates, and teachers in classrooms, schools, and institutions of higher education. Many educators with disabilities have learned resiliency, overcoming adversity to succeed academically. However, without appropriate support this is often…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Teachers, Professional Associations, Resilience (Psychology)
Council for Exceptional Children (NJ3), 2012
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) recognizes the importance of special education teachers in the education of all children and youth. Special educators have always believed that children's individual learning needs should drive instruction; indeed, pedagogy is the heart of special education practice. One way to judge a special education…
Descriptors: Evidence, Special Education Teachers, Disabilities, Teacher Evaluation
Council for Exceptional Children (NJ3), 2011
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) vigorously supports educational reforms within the public schools which promote rigorous learning standards, strong educational outcomes, shared decision making, diverse educational offerings, and the removal of unnecessary administrative requirements. However, such schools must reflect a commitment to…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Charter Schools, School Policy, Position Papers
Council for Exceptional Children (NJ3), 2011
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) recognizes that children and youth with disabilities are entitled to equal access to the public education system and to all rights guaranteed by law. CEC advocates to ensure that children and youth with disabilities receive the equal access and opportunity that they deserve. By definition, vouchers…
Descriptors: Educational Vouchers, Access to Education, Accessibility (for Disabled), Educational Policy
Division on Developmental Disabilities, Council for Exceptional Children (NJ1), 2013
During the past year, the Diversity Committee of the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) Board worked with the Board and the Issues Committee Chair to develop an issue brief addressing diversity, its impact on the membership and the wider community that is served by the work of DDD, resulting in recommendations that will influence policy…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Student Diversity, Higher Education, Student Needs
Council for Exceptional Children (NJ3), 2009
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) recognizes access to the most effective educational strategies as the basic educational right of each child or youth with a disability. CEC believes that the least restrictive positive educational strategies should be always used to respect the child's or youth's dignity and that this especially pertains…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Position Papers
Council for Exceptional Children (NJ3), 2008
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) recognizes the important impact a safe and positive school climate has on the personal development and academic achievement of all students. Research has shown that schools implementing supportive and positive school climate strategies are more successful in creating environments conducive to learning. As…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Environment, School Safety, Accessibility (for Disabled)
Council for Exceptional Children (NJ3), 2008
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) recognizes the impact that Response to Intervention (RTI) can have on the education of all children, roles of special educators, and the special education system. The RTI process is designed to identify struggling learners early, to provide access to needed interventions, and to help identify children…
Descriptors: Special Education, Response to Intervention, Special Education Teachers, Role of Education
Division for Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children, 2009
The Code of Ethics of the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children is a public statement of principles and practice guidelines supported by the mission of DEC. The foundation of this Code is based on sound ethical reasoning related to professional practice with young children with disabilities and their families…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Young Children, Guidelines, Ethics
Division for Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children, 2009
This concept paper was developed to address policies and practices for using developmental delay as a category of eligibility for young children. These policies and practices have evolved in response to changes in federal legislation and recommended practices in the field of early intervention and early childhood special education. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Eligibility, Federal Legislation, Young Children
McDonnell, John; Johnson, Jesse W.; McQuivey, Camille – Division on Developmental Disabilities, Council for Exceptional Children (NJ3), 2008
The latest volume in the Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities series will help general and special educators collaboratively design and implement embedded instruction (EI) for students with developmental disabilities in general education classrooms. The guide provides practical and field-tested EI strategies, along with case studies…
Descriptors: General Education, Developmental Disabilities, Special Education Teachers, Teaching Methods
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