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Assistive Technology: What Has Changed, What Has Not

Sharon Plante with Karen Janowski

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The world of assistive technology has changed profoundly, but  some fundamentals remain the same.   Learn more...

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A Seven Minute History of Special Education

Sharon Plante with Jeffrey Benson 

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Our guest has spent over 30 years working with students who learn differently.  In this segment we talk about how the field of special education got started, how far it has come and the road ahead.

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Resetting Expectations for Children with Learning Differences

Sharon Plante with Kyle Redford

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Our guest in this segment is both a teacher of special needs students and the parent of a special needs child. She shares with us what she's learned about the role of expectations in the process of working with children who learn differently.

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5 Vital Considerations for Transitioning Special Needs Students

Sharon Plante with Jodi Click, Tonya Turner

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Much attention is placed on providing support services to get students with special needs through primary and secondary school.  However, too often, little attention is paid to the critical transition period when students are moving beyond school. In this segment we discuss the key considerations and recommend resources to provide the needed support.

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Developing Resilience in Children with Special Needs

Sharon Plante with Dr. Michael Hart

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Our guest tells us that the chronic messaging special needs children receive creates a climate that requires exceptional resilience. In this segment we discuss ways to help nurture greater resilience in all children. 

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