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Special Education

Educational resources focusing on the unique challenges for teachers and researchers working in Special Education.

What's In This Guide?

The last three tabs contain specialized resources for GSEHD courses in neuroscience, culturally and linguistically diverse students, and autism.

First Step: Gather Background Information On Your Topic

Best Databases for Articles in Scholarly Special Education Journals

5 Database Search Tips


  1. Search Both ERIC/Education Source simultaneously
  2. Use the search terms in the database called "Subject Descriptors"
  3. Use the database Thesaurus to help you brainstorm search terms.
  4. Use boolean searching to break up your research question into "chunks"
  5. Limit results to "peer-reiewed" and by publication date (if possible)
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