Alleviating the Special Education Teacher Shortage: The Long Story Examined in Under Two Minutes

Special ed shortages are not new. Researchers propose remedies that involve collaboration from leaders to teachers.

"Pokémon GO" Heats Up Summer: A Great Op for Librarians to Promote Accessible Pokémon Books

Pokémon Go's popularity offers librarians a chance to inclusive of formats that support students with print disabilities.

July 19 is Jerry Pinkney Day! He Is A Favorite Role Model for Dyslexia + Achievement in The Arts

Author/illustrator Jerry Pinkney is a role model who connects dyslexia to his many achievements that span five decades.

Check Out Disability.gov's Collected Resources on Accessible Learning, Teaching, Accommodations

Information about learning, accommodations, teaching strategies and bullying prevention are now at hand.

Be Inclusive! Download A Free "Person First" Guide from the Council for Exceptional Children

Add this free guidance on person-first etiquette to staff development activities when school resumes.

Savvy Listeners: Audio Formats Grow So Learners Hear Scary Grimm's Fairy Tales Their Way

Great narrators, learning supports, free editions are options that can engage students with audiobooks.

U.S. Ed Department Debuts The #GoOpen "District Launch Packet" with A Nod to Accessibility

Guidance for schools is out on abandoning inflexible, static text in print for resources that are openly licensed.

12 Apps For Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia Shared with Parents That Teachers Will Love, Too!

Understood.org is a go-to source for sharing information. Check out these updated apps for dyslexia and more.

Whoop, Whoop UDL! The Puppet/Muppet Approach Gets Teachers on Track with ESSA

Try this fun way to engage teachers in staff development as they adopt UDL to inform instruction.

Short Story Contest Winner Gets Published Plus $1K Prize from "We Need Diverse Books"

Will an unpublished writer with disabilities win the We Need Diverse Books short story contest?

June Behrmann

June Behrmann is an education writer-blogger. She’s a longtime SPED teacher who retired for about two seconds, and is now prospecting for accessible instructional resources.


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