7 Ways to Bring Out the Best in Special-Needs Students

Here are seven ways that you can activate the strengths of your students with special needs, whether you run a full-inclusion classroom, a self-contained special ed classroom, or anything in between:

  • Discover your students’ strengths.
  • Provide positive role models with disabilities.
  • Develop strength-based learning strategies.
  • Use assistive technologies and Universal Design for Learning tools.
  • Maximize the Power of your students’ social networks.
  • Help students envision positive future careers.
  • Create positive modifications in the learning environment.