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Yes, you can teach academic content to students with cognitive disabilities



Developmental disabilities & delays, Inclusion, Literacy & reading, Math & science, Special education, Student achievement

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Diane M. Browder Ph.D., Fred Spooner Ph.D.

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As everyone acquainted with NCLB knows, it is not enough for students with disabilities to be in the general classroom–they must also make academic progress. In fact, even students in self-contained, specialized classrooms are now assessed in reading, math, and science. Diane Browder and Fred Spooner have extensively studied best practices for teaching academic content to all students and particularly students with disabilities.Read these key points from their new book Teaching Language Arts, Math, and Science to Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities, and try their specific suggestions for how you can adapt your teaching to get the best results.

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