Increased survival rates among a growing number of premature babies mean a new wave of special education students is on the way with their own unique needs, a British expert says.

Today 80 percent of premature babies survive, but many of these children are born before the wiring in their brains fully develops. That means these kids will likely have unique learning challenges and educators will have to develop new ways of teaching them.

Now education experts in Britain are beginning a two-year study to assess the types of teaching methods that schools should utilize with this new breed of special needs students, reports the (London) Independent. To read more click here.

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