Special needs manifest differently in every student. For example, even though two students may have dyslexia, each student will have their own characteristics. On this episode of ASCD Learn Teach Lead Radio, Toby Karten, instructional coach, education consultant, and author of Building on the Strengths of Students with Special Needs: How to Move Beyond Disability Labels in the Classroom, explains how to help learners in the classroom despite deficits. She is joined by host Dr. Chaunte Garrett, director of accountability for the Rowan-Salisbury school system in North Carolina and an ASCD Emerging Leader. Listen to Getting Beyond Labeling Students Based on Deficits.