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Princeton's WordNet

  1. special educationnoun

    education of physically or mentally handicapped children whose needs cannot be met in an ordinary classroom

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  1. special educationnoun

    Any of several educational services designed for students with learning difficulties, mental health problems, or other disabilities

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  1. Special education

    Special education or special needs education is the education of students with special needs in a way that addresses the students' individual differences and needs. Ideally, this process involves the individually planned and systematically monitored arrangement of teaching procedures, adapted equipment and materials, accessible settings, and other interventions designed to help learners with special needs achieve a higher level of personal self-sufficiency and success in school and community than would be available if the student were only given access to a typical classroom education. Common special needs include challenges with learning, communication challenges, emotional and behavioral disorders, physical disabilities, and developmental disorders. Students with these kinds of special needs are likely to benefit from additional educational services such as different approaches to teaching, use of technology, a specifically adapted teaching area, or resource room. Intellectual giftedness is a difference in learning and can also benefit from specialized teaching techniques or different educational programs, but the term "special education" is generally used to specifically indicate instruction of students whose special needs reduce their ability to learn independently or in an ordinary classroom, and gifted education is handled separately.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of special education in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of special education in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of special education in a Sentence

  1. Lisa Carling:

    At least 25 to 30 percent of our volunteers are professionals in the field and are able to make a judgment call in the case of emergency, because that can happen, the rest are people with hands-on experience; parents and siblings of a child or adult on the spectrum are always good, special education teachers.

  2. Jonathan Mitchell:

    Worst of all, it [speculation of notable figures] provides fodder for the special educators, special education attorneys, ABA therapists etc. to legitimize their profits and to encourage the false hope and tears for toasted snow that so many parents of these children have.

  3. Karen Hamilton:

    This year stands out based on the number of teachers that we have and the number of students we have that need special education in our district.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    I am calling to ask you to vote this Tuesday for my friend, Chris G. for governor, i have known Chris for many years, and I have seen how she has been an extraordinary progressive leader for Nevada. Chris' experience as a special education teacher, along with her many progressive accomplishments in the state Assembly and on the Clark County commission, make her uniquely qualified to stand up for Nevada's children and families.

  5. Ernest Shaw:

    They may associate their government name with the fact that they're in special education classes or receive special services.

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