About the Journal


Special Education [SE] (e-ISSN: 2821-3017) is an international, peer-reviewed, and open-access journal on special educational needs and disabilities, which is published online annually by Prademic Press.

The journal aims to provide a forum for original and theoretical studies to reach an audience of teachers, administrators, and researchers via high-quality educational research reports related to trends and issues in special education that is of international significance.

The journal encourages articles and reviews that enhance, build upon, and extend the boundaries of theory, research, and practice in teaching in the field of special educational needs. Thus, the journal welcomes varied approaches that may include qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods to empirical research that are of special interest to researchers amongst the international community in the field.


The main themes of the contributions are pertaining (but not limited) to the following aspects:

  • Learning and innovation for students with special educational needs
  • Inclusive education
  • Health, social emotional enhancement and development for special needs
  • Transition from school to employment
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for special educational needs
  • Teacher training and capacity building
  • Cultural and arts appreciation for children with special educational needs
  • Empowering families and communities for children with special educational needs
  • Special educator in the inclusive classroom
  • Effective technology in the classroom
  • New pedagogical paradigms