New Mission

New Mission

My mission is to explore how other countries around the world are dealing with education and special education issues.

I would like to visit and observe different types of schools that have proven records of success, wherever those schools may be. I would like to meet with school directors and administrators, government officials, leaders in the business world, and others who are responsible for implementing education systems or otherwise connected to education to learn more about how education is being addressed in their communities.

If you know of any remarkable schools in other parts of the world (especially special needs schools), please let me know about them. If you know of any education experts who are engaged in remarkable work in this field, please introduce me to them.

Please do not hesitate to share your thoughts or ideas regarding the above. Read more about my mission here.

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Online Bachelor's Degree For Students With Disabilities

Disability Scoop writes about a new program aimed to offer online bachelor's degrees to students with autism and other special needs.  In addition to offering individualized supports academically, the program promises to provide each student a behavior analyst and an opportunity to hone important life skills.  The article refers to the program as a "unique approach" but it's really the same approach that has been advocated for for years - tailoring the curriculum to meet the specific, unique needs of each and every student.  This continues to be the mantra today but it seems we still have a way to go to meet this goal.   

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