Read more of Jessica Minahan's Special Education Advisor article HERE.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The flexible classroom: Helping students with mental health challenges to thrive
About 10% of the school population — 9 to 13 million children — struggle with mental health challenges, some of the most challenging students that educators face. In our inclusive classrooms, teachers are becoming skilled at working with children who exhibit learning, physical, and cognitive disabilities, as well as those on the autism spectrum while students with mental health challenges continue to mystify and frustrate.