Author: Jen Gentile, MSEd

Global Accessibility Awareness Day: What Does Digital Accessibility Mean?

In the world of education, most schools provide students with a personal computer or tablet to access lessons virtually. Accessibility is more important than ever within education, as students need to be able to access their grade level curriculum both in person and online. To promote inclusion in an online world, Global Accessibility Awareness Day…
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World Autism Awareness Month: April from Awareness to Acceptance and Where You Fit into the Shift

April is Autism Awareness Month, which has been progressing into Autism Acceptance Month! World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognized day on April 2 every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with autism spectrum disorder throughout the world.    How did Autism Awareness Month…
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Special Education Classrooms: The Pros and Cons of Each Learning Environment

Special education services have varied over the years and continue to progress, but what exactly does it mean to have a student in a special education classroom? Well, that’s just the thing, there’s not one clear cut answer – special education is highly individualized and customizable.   For both educators and parents, knowing the options…
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