English, Literature, and Modern Languages Faculty Publications

Title

Parenting a Child with Special Needs: A Teacher's Journey Toward Discovery About Disability and Identity

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-2010

Journal Title

English Journal

Volume

100

Issue

2

First Page

36

Last Page

40

Abstract

This parent and teacher describes some general “rules” for teaching and two classroom writing activities: one an authentic research project and one a creative project, stressing the importance of having high expectations for all students.

Keywords

Special education, learning disabilities, educational methods, writing, language arts

Comments

This article was selected as an Honorable Mention for English Journal's Edwin M. Hopkins Award for 2012.