15 top special education blogs
Editor’s note: These blogs may contain the authors’ personal viewpoints about their positions as educators, or may contain posts unrelated to education.
Teachers At Risk: Elona Hartjes shared strategies and insights that support students and teachers.
Funshine: This blog offers special education resources organized by content area, including Common Core, differentiated instruction, behavior management, and more.
Reality 101: Maintained by the Council for Exceptional Children, this blog is populated with posts from new special and gifted educational teachers.
SpeEdChange: This blog, maintained by Ira David Socol, narrows in on educational opportunities for students with special needs and unique learners.
No Limits 2 Learning: Tips and information about assistive technology and how students with special needs can benefit.
The Wrightslaw Way to Special Education Law and Advocacy: A look at the legal side of special education and advocacy.
My Special Needs Network: This blog list offers posts and information from multiple contributors, and touches on a variety of special education topics.
The Autism Helper: Educators visiting this blog will find tips and strategies to help them connect with students who have autism.
Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs: Here, special education teachers can find resources and ideas for those who teach students with severe, profound, intensive, significant, complex, or multiple special needs.
Special 2 Me: This educator offers insights and real-world perspective on teaching in a special education classroom.
A Peach for the Teach: This blog comes from an elementary emotion support teacher and focuses on positive behavior supports.
Autism Tank: An elementary school special education teacher shares strategies for working with young students who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
PrAACtical AAC: Speech-language pathology professors Robin Parker and Carole Zangari maintain this blog, which focuses on the state of special education and speech-language pathology, AAC strategies and resources, and news.
Empowered by Them: Features strategies and tips from an educator who works in a high school transition program for students ages 18-22.
Considerate Classroom: This blog devotes space to the intersection of early education and special education. Recent posts include math lessons in a special education classroom and at-home special education strategies.