Research in neuroscience and the science of learning is validating many of Dr. Montessori’s observations about children. As our knowledge and understanding grows, best practices in education are constantly evolving. The evolution in special education has led to a dramatic shift from the policy of “exclusion” to the now dominant model of “inclusion.” Our community can incorporate this growing information to enrich our practices.

This page has resources for understanding diverse needs, best practices, and strategies for supporting students with special needs in Montessori classrooms.

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Montessori and Special Needs