Special education in the United State is based on the concept of access--public schools are open to all children. But access is no longer a sufficient foundation. Approaches and accommodations that lead to academic success are increasingly demanded for those with learning disabilities. Functional, independent-living, and employable skills are requisite, but rare, for those with serious handicapping conditions. Since the last reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Act, four events have transpired that will have a dramatic impact on the next iteration of the federal law: the increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism, the rise of applied behavior analysis, the birth of social media, and the reality of unbundling. In How Autism Is…
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This year's Summit For Kids Professional Symposium will be held August 16 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Akron-Summit County Public Library (60 S. High St.). The theme is "Unraveling Privilege and Bias for a More Equitable Community." The cost is $50 (includes parking and door prizes; CEUs and CLEs are pending) Other News Recent Achievements/Awards/Grants: GAR Foundation - $529,000 over three years ($84,000 in June 2019, $250,000 in February 2020 and $195,000 in February 2021 - to support the College & Career Academies of Akron with ongoing professional development and training for teachers) GAR Foundation - $64,150 as follows: $9,320 - Buchtel CLC (Griffin Inspiration Station Sensory Room) $13,070 - Jennings CLC (Virtual Village Expansion)…
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