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What does linguistic diversity have to do with National Literacy Month? Well, it all started back in 1966 when the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially proclaimed September 8th as International Literacy Day (ILD). Since then, International Literacy D...

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Student-And-Sign-Language-Instructor

In jobs ranging from special education teacher to program director, those who work in the fulfilling field of special education transform the lives of children every single day.

If you're considering pursuing one of many special education jobs—or you currently work in the field but want to shift...

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By Dr. Monica Simonsen and Dr. Cynthia Mruczek
University of Kansas Department of Special Education

Positioning Ourselves in the Dialogue

We enter the conversation around person-first language vs. identity-first language as simultaneous “insiders” and “outsiders” in the dialogue.1 First, we...

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Smiling-Grocery-Store-Clerk

By Leslie Ann Bross, Special Education PhD Candidate at the University of Kansas

Approximately 50,000 transition-age youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) turn 18 each year and exit the K-12 school system.1 These individuals will seek to participate in a variety of adult outcomes, such as...

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Teacher-and-Students-In-Classroom

If you have spent any time at all in an educational role, you almost certainly have firsthand experience with a fundamental truth about teaching: Every student is different. It is readily observable that different students have different learning styles, that some students retain information easil...

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