Essential resources for understanding the world of special education in Howard County and beyond.

Classroom Accommodations for Anxiety

By Amanda Morin Understood It’s not uncommon for students who learn and think differently to also struggle with anxiety. They might worry a lot or be withdrawn at school. They may hesitate to participate in the classroom, make frequent trips to the bathroom or the nurse’s office, or even refuse to go to school at…

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Tar Heel Reader

Online books designed to help students with disabilities learn to read The Tar Heel Reader is a collection of free, easy-to-read, and accessible books on a wide range of topics. The site, which was created by Karen Erickson of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies and Gary Bishop of the department of computer science…

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Secondary Transition

MSDE Technical Assistance Bulletin November 2019 Secondary Transition is the process of preparing students for adult life after they leave high school. Transition planning begins in Maryland at age 14 as students explore and discover what they want their post-school goals and outcomes to be through career awareness activities.

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