NASET Special Educator e-Journal
In order to keep up to date with the most current information in the field of special education, NASET provides its members with an E-Journal ten times a year. NASET members receive The Special Educator-e-Journal, which is NASET's electronic e-Journal of all the latest information to be found on the internet concerning the field of teaching exceptional children. We also are now providing the opportunity for authors to submit their own articles for submission.
The News Source for Special Education Teachers
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The online Special Educator e-Journal is published ten times a year. The Special Educator e-Journal is available to all paid members of the National Association for Special Education Teachers (NASET).
The Special Educator e-Journal provides timely information on what's current in special education in a lively full-color format.
The Special Educator e-Journal seeks to influence the profession of special education teachers through the publication of work that meets the highest standards of scholarly and practical significance. It keeps members informed of trends in special education as well as what's going on at NASET. The Special Educator E-Journal informs readers of the latest issues in special education and challenges them about some of the most critical issues of our time.
The Special Educator e-Journal provides an in-depth look at critical issues facing special educators, offers practical ideas to use to improve your classroom and school, and supports the special education teacher's need for research-based information. It is practical, reader-friendly and highly informative.
Areas of focus and content coverage of the Special Educator e-Journal may include, but are not limited to:
Message from the President - Informs NASET members of the activities and policies of NASET
Legal Issues Corner - Informs NASET members of the latest legal issues and court cases affecting special education teachers, their students, and families.
What's new with IDEA? - Informs NASET members of the most up to date issues surrounding IDEA
Letters to the Editor-This section is where you, the NASET members, can send your opinions and feelings about information in The Special Educator and/or your overall views on any matter pertaining to special education.
Professional Corner-This section is where you, the special educator, let us know how you solved a difficult problem with students, administrators or parents.
US Department of Education Update- Informs NASET members with up to date information from the US Department of Education
U.S. Office of Special Education Update- Informs NASET members with up to date information from the U.S. Office of Special Education
U.S. Office of Vocational and Rehabilitation Services Update- Informs NASET members with up to date information from the U.S. Office of Vocational and Rehabilitation Services.
The National Institute of Mental Health Update-Informs NASET members with up to date information from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Early intervention Update- Informs NASET members with up to date information regarding research and/or issues pertaining to early intervention services
The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities-Each issue, we will provide you with a helpful and educational research based article from The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities.
Assessment in Special Education- Each issue, we will give NASET members information on a newly developed measure of assessment or discuss a method of assessment being used for initial evaluations of children or triennial reviews
Fact Sheet - Each issue of the Special Educator e-Journal will provide a fact sheet on a specific disability that can be useful as a reference guide for current or future use
NASET Member Accomplishments- In this section, you, the NASET member, can write to us about yourself or someone you know, who has achieved or accomplished something you feel should be recognized by your peers.
Controversial Issues - In each issue, we will bring up a controversial issue that special education teachers face. In the following issue, we will reprint your thoughts and opinions on the issue.
Useful Web Sites for Special Educators- Each issue of the Special Educator e-Journal will have web sites that are very useful for research, writing or just for obtaining general information
Parents Page- The Special Educator e-Journal will have a section for you to get information or copy information for parents who have children with special needs
NASET encourages every reader to share his or her knowledge and experience, and to offer creative solutions to the full range of issues facing special educators today. Through your direct participation and that of your colleagues, NASET can provide the most relevant and timely information in the profession of teaching students with special needs.