George Lucas Educational Foundation

Special Education

Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for supporting students with special needs.
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Understanding Invisible Disabilities

To help students with invisible disabilities, recognize related behavior, discover whether there's a diagnosis, respect their privacy, and make learning accommodations.

Makerspaces for Students With Special Needs

Students with special needs and neurological differences can benefit from the hands-on process, experimental nature, and visible results of maker education.

Understanding the Causes of Dyslexia for Effective Intervention

The perception and treatment of dyslexia is shifting from a symptom-based reaction to a neurological-based understanding of what is primarily an auditory disorder.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Reaching Learners of All Abilities

Looking for resources to help understand and address learning differences in the classroom? This collection of videos and resources offers strategies teachers can use to reach all students in an inclusive environment.


Special Education: Promoting More Inclusion at Your School

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5 year old with Dyslexia...suggestions please?

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Getting Injured Part of the "Job" or Not

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Using Technology to Empower Students With Special Needs

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The Sensory Room: Helping Students With Autism Focus and Learn

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 13:08
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Helping Students With Autism Transition Into a New School Year

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:00
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