A recent radio segment and article on NPR highlighted an “intellectual oasis” in Iowa where gifted students with special needs can thrive, learn, and continue challenging themselves in a healthy and supportive environment. Some benevolently refer to these students as “twice as exceptional.” Discussing the benefits of summer programs, Alex, a learner with special needs […]
The Deron School is committed to providing a quality education for all students, including those with special needs.
There is an endless amount of fun and exciting outdoor summer activities for kids with special needs to enjoy.
The Deron School’s High School Special Education Program focuses on preparing students for the transition to adulthood.
Early intervention is critical for identifying autism in toddlers. The earlier autism is diagnosed, the better chance your child will reach their full potential.
The special education team at The Deron School comprises highly qualified professionals who are dedicated to helping each student reach their full potential.
Autism Awareness Month has a rich history dating back to the early 1970s. The autism community, parents, and professionals came together to form autism organizations and hold the first ever autism awareness events.
There is plenty of special needs parenting advice available on the internet, in books, and from other parents who have trod the same path as you.
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month (DDAM), and special education professionals across the country are taking time to reflect on how far special education has come.
How to Create Special Education Lesson Plans to Use at Home As a parent of a child with special needs, it can be easy to become overwhelmed. Between planning after-school activities and bringing them to their therapies, it can be challenging to plan any at-home study time. But, taking thirty minutes out of your day […]
A Parent’s Guide to Schools for Children with Special Needs If you suspect that your child may have special needs—do not panic. With so many specialized therapies, programs, services, and schools for children with special needs available, your child will get the help they need to reach their greatest potential. As a parent, the first […]