Special Education Videos for Teachers
If you’re a teacher, you’ve been bombarded with information on a number of syndromes, illnesses, disabilities, and other information to facilitate classroom inclusion. Inclusion has added to your burden of teaching. Yet there seems to be a silver lining in each child regardless of their status. This short program discusses Asperger’s Syndrome which is one of the least known, yet fastest emerging diagnoses for children and adults.
Many youngsters with Dyslexia don’t know they have Dyslexia or may not have been diagnosed as dyslexic. Gerard Sagmiller is “the” expert on Dyslexia and has been living with dyslexia for most of his life. This program will provide a greater insight for teachers to learn how best to work with and educate people who have Dyslexia.
This video takes a look at a woman, who truly does have problems, but she doesn’t let these problems and difficulties get her down. She’s on the move, she’s working, she’s a motivator, and she just doesn’t let anything stop her from helping others.
Another enlightening program for child care providers and teachers. This program features Dr. Ruth Smith, PHD., university researcher, mental retardation expert, Susan Carter, a special education teacher at Hope University (Anaheim, California) and several Down Syndrome children/adults. Most teachers have seen or worked with Down Syndrome children, but this program explains some associated problems with these children and provides tips on how to make their learning experience more productive.
Walking is easy – it rarely requires much thought to get from one place to another. Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a group of disorders whose major feature is brain damage. Susan Rodde who has CP makes an on-camera appearance and discusses how she copes with the disabiliity.
This Program designed by teachers and parents with Autistic children and Autistic children in their facilities. Features a short interview with Dr. Bernard Rimland, founder of the Autism Research Institute, Author and noted expert on Austim. Dr. Rimland was the technical director of the movie "Rainman" features Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise.
This program parallels the Autism in the Classroom principles, but is more in-depth for what problems parents may encounter with their Autistic child. This program is based upon parents whose child was diagnosed with Autism and they were at a loss of "what to do now.