Providing the proper expectations, interventions, and supports can help individuals with special needs to succeed and learn the skills they need to lead productive lives. While this material is based on techniques that have proven effective for special needs, the tips may be of value for individuals with a range of other disorders that result in behavior, social, and learning problems.
This Toolbox is a compilation of advice from Dr. Claire Coles' team of experts at the Marcus Institute and the Maternal Substance Abuse and Child Development Center at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. We are especially grateful to Molly Millians, whose dedication and knowledge has guided this material. The color images used in the examples are from the Do2learn Make-A-Schedule Program.
The Special Needs Handbook for Teachers
For more than 10 years we have been providing resources and guidance for teachers of
children with special needs. While many things can
affect a child’s progress, over time we have gathered a collection of best practices and ideas
that our millions of users have told us work with many of the children in their classrooms.
This handbook, the brainstorm of Molly Millians, is designed to share these techniques with
Like our website, this handbook combines explanations with the print material needed
to implement them. Because we know how frustrating it can be for teachers to find time
to make grid paper, forms, organizers, and the manysuggested helpers, the Appendix
includes most referenced resources, making iteasy for you to print out as many copies as you need.