Monday, May 7, 2012

What Works to Prepare Young Children With Disabilities for School?

By Nirvi Shah from On Special Education

A new review of research tackles the effectiveness of different strategies that are meant to prepare young children, especially those with disabilities, for school. Early intervention can have a huge effect on whether students with disabilities are ready for school, and may even help them exit special education before or soon after they enter school.

In a recent review, the U.S. Department of Education's  What Works Clearinghouse found that something called milieu teaching appears to have no discernible effects on prepping young children for school, and more research is needed about another strategy known as play-based interventions. 

Read more HERE.
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