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Special Education Listserv

Subject: Newsletters from Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled (MSSD)

Source: Merv Blunt, Director for Program Services

Intended Audience: Special and general education administrators and teachers, counselors, and related service providers

Date: January 16, 2013

Staff Highlights Newsletters from the Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled (MSSD) are available on the web at http://dese.mo.gov/se/mssd/.  The articles are written by teachers and staff of MSSD and provide practical strategies for students with severe disabilities.

The Staff Highlights Newsletter contains information related to:

* Various disabilities which appear in combination with severe disabilities

* Strategies to enhance the opportunity for a student to be successful

* Solutions for daily problems that occur at school/home

* Interventions which improve inappropriate behaviors (from mild to severe)

* Special events occurring at MSSD schools

The Parent Focus, a newsletter for parents of students attending MSSD, is also available at the link above.  The Parent Focus contains relevant information a parent can use in the home setting.