Types of Activities for a Remote Special Education Teacher

As remote learning continues to expand and evolve, teachers need to find more and more new ways to connect with students and make remote learning both productive and entertaining. Read our blog to learn about the benefits of remote special education, as well as some activity ideas you can incorporate to keep your students on track. 

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Special Education Rights in Schools

On December 2, 2022, we celebrate Special Education Day. This particular day recognizes that education is a human right for all individuals. President Gerald Ford signed The Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EHA) of 1975 or Public Law 94-142 in 1975. This law was monumental because it gave special needs students and their families rights within the public school system. As will be discussed in this blog, without these special education rights, students with disabilities had difficulties accessing appropriate education and learning alongside their peers in K-12 schools.

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Effective Special Education Staffing For School Districts

Anyone with any involvement with public schools is aware that the country is in the midst of a shortage of special education staff. VocoVision has been an excellent provider of online special education teachers for more than a decade, long before the Covid-19 pandemic began. VocoVision places online special education teachers, speech language pathologists, school psychologists, occupational therapists, teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing, teachers of the visually impaired, and other highly qualified special education professionals in school districts across the United States to provide services to students with disabilities.

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Benefits of Telehealth In Rural Areas

Schools across the country benefit from using teletherapy and telehealth to ensure their students receive the services they need to succeed. However, rural communities and school districts can benefit in a unique way because it allows access to a wider range of skilled professionals to meet their needs and so much more! Learn more about telehealth in rural areas and how your school can benefit in this blog article!

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Family Literacy Activity Ideas: The Ultimate Guide

Families are a child’s first educators and serve as an important part of their learning as they grow and get farther along in school. Parents, grandparents, and siblings can play a big role in a child’s literacy development and choosing fun family literacy activities is a big step in the right direction.

Here, we cover the ins and outs of family literacy to understand why it’s so important and share some of our favorite family literacy activity ideas to get you started.

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The Future of School Psychology: Post Pandemic Teletherapy in Schools

With the disruptions caused by COVID-19 almost behind us, the use of teletherapy will remain a critical service delivery model for providing school psychology services. Learn more in our article written by School Psychologist Dr. Pedro Olvera.

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IEP Meeting Tips for Parents

Your child’s IEP meeting can be a stressful moment for your family; however, it does not need to be.  As a parent or caregiver, you should see the IEP meeting as an opportunity to discuss all of your child’s needs and get professional recommendations on how to support them. It is also a great time to share their strengths and advocate for support in the school.

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