Technology And Special Education

We live in an era where computers are used in most people’s everyday life. Technology has achieved remarkable progress and with this knowledge it’s time that important issues are addressed. Homelessness, abortion, taxes, and welfare reform are a few examples of the humanitarian issues I’m talking about. But, the most important issue is education. Because everything we do begins with learning. We learn from our parents and siblings but, more importantly, the education we receive in school is where the learning really begins. We must place emphasis on programs in our Exceptional Student Education programs (more commonly referred to as Special Education) in our country. These ...

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United States. Each of these children receives instruction that is specially designed:
to meet the child's unique needs (that result from having a disability); and
to help the child learn the information and skills that other children are learning (“Questions often asked by Parents about Special Education Services,” 1999).
It’s time that more consideration is given to exceptional students who have disabilities and/or medical conditions that prevent them from performing to society’s standards. We must educate every one of these individuals and use any and all resources that are available to help them to grow to be an independent individual. We need to educate our exceptional students by today’s standards as well as educate for tomorrow’s living. The answer is computer technology.
One of the most difficult challenges faced by teachers today is educating students who have physical, language, or learning disabilities to achieve outcomes, or standards, expected of all students. ...

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to elementary school; elementary to middle; high school to postsecondary; or special class to less restrictive setting. What is taught and how it is taught is the crux of effective education. Effective special education includes making decisions about instructional content that reflect the longer-term goals for the student and promote his/or maximum achievement and integration (McLaughlin, Margaret, 1993).
Parents need to know and must seek advice from sources to find out what individual education program is appropriate to their own particular instance. This is where parents and the education process need more structuring. If you’re a parent, as I am, of a disabled child you may ...

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