George Lucas Educational Foundation

Special Education

Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for supporting students with special needs.
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Share
Shadow of a girl against an orange wall making a bird shadow puppet

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.

Illustration of children dressed as apples and oranges

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

Last comment 2 weeks 1 day ago
23 177 36,377 views

Year-Round Resources for Autism

Last comment 3 weeks 3 days ago
16 78 4,485 views

Collaborative Team Teaching: Challenges and Rewards

Last comment 4 weeks 12 hours ago
19 196 87,508 views

The Missing Autistic Girls

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 16:00
2 5,501 48,762 views

Special Education: Promoting More Inclusion at Your School

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 09:00
23 177 36,377 views

Using Technology to Empower Students With Special Needs

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 05:00
11 1,187 8,222 views