Among the population of students in a school, there are some who demand exceptional needs. These students deserve individual attention than other students on general education. Students who need out of the ordinary attention are those who may be disable, have a particular incurable disease or have certain conditions.
Such students need attention and understanding, if not love, from all stakeholders in a school (teachers, colleagues, and unquestionably parents).
Parents of students under a unique program have high expectations that their children receive full support and a favorable environment to learn.
Schools that give special concentration to such students must incorporate them into their daily activities, such as field trips. This non-stigmatized way of interacting allows such students bring out their best and not feel alienated.
The best way to understand what a particular needy student requires also comes by forming close association with parents and always communicating with them. This is extremely vital since these students do not only need unusual concern in school but also at home.
Teachers should also provide participatory exercises. Such tasks will make the students under special programs feel that task does not involve them only. They should be made to feel that it is a learning process.
Jackson County has enhanced interaction of special students with students under general education. In addition, some time is set for special education students to receive lessons from qualified staff. In other instances, though, more concern goes to students with many or severe disabilities. Alternative better school is preferred e.g. Jackson County Intermediate School District’s Torrant and Kit Young centers.
Parents need to evaluate whether a school can fully take care of their children with extraordinary needs by finding out some crucial information. This information include determination of whether a school trains and understands special needs students, understanding and interaction of special students with other students in school, focusing on communication channels of administration and parents, situation of bullying menace and related rules, involvement of extraordinary students in activities, resolution patterns of arising problems and finally involvement of parents in school days.
The education of special needs students in such an environment yields best results reflected in development and acquisition of skills. Moreover, the set up takes care of social and educational requirements of students with special needs.