Call for Chapters: Transforming Special Education Through Artificial Intelligence

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Annette Walters, Public School, United States

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Proposals Submission Deadline: May 10, 2024
Full Chapters Due: June 30, 2024
Submission Date: June 30, 2024


The educational field has been greatly impacted by the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI). There is a plethora of discussions, informative sessions, and perspectives on the reliability and genuineness of utilizing AI in education. However, there is a noticeable lack of information and discourse when it comes to the intersection of AI and Special Education (SE). This work aims to delve into that specific area and offer a comprehensive understanding. AI has the potential to offer substantial advantages for students with disabilities, given specific parameters and criteria. Nevertheless, there are various factors that need to be taken into account when considering the implementation of AI in SE.

Key considerations include the need for personalized and individualized support for students with disabilities. AI has the capability to analyze vast amounts of data and provide tailored learning experiences for each student, taking into account their unique needs and learning styles. This can help to bridge the gap between students with disabilities and their peers, ensuring that they receive the support they require to succeed academically. Additionally, AI can assist in early detection and intervention for students with disabilities. By analyzing patterns in student behavior and performance, AI can identify potential learning difficulties or disabilities at an early stage, allowing educators to intervene and provide appropriate support before the issue escalates. Furthermore, AI can also help to enhance communication and collaboration between educators, parents, and other stakeholders involved in the education of students with disabilities. By providing real-time data and insights, AI can facilitate more effective decision-making and coordination of efforts to support the student’s learning and development. However, it is important to acknowledge the ethical considerations and potential challenges associated with the use of AI in SE. There are concerns about data privacy, bias in algorithms, and the potential for AI to replace human interaction and empathy in the educational setting. It is crucial for educators and policymakers to address these issues and ensure that AI is used responsibly and ethically in the field of Special Education. In conclusion, the intersection of AI and Special Education holds great promise for improving outcomes for students with disabilities. By leveraging the capabilities of AI in a thoughtful and responsible manner, educators can provide more personalized and effective support for students with disabilities, ultimately helping them to reach their full potential. The chapters included in this book will provide informative content on the future of education, specifically focusing on special education and Artificial Intelligence.


The primary objective of this book is to enhance the comprehension of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the context of Special Education (SE). This publication will offer a thorough examination of the advantages and disadvantages linked to AI in specialized instruction, along with its potential implications in terms of legality, ethics, and instruction. It will delve into a comprehensive analysis of the pros and cons of AI in the field of learning and teaching. By delving into the different facets of AI in special education, this work will contribute to a more profound understanding of how AI can be efficiently employed to aid and enrich the educational journeys of students with disabilities. This work will explore case studies and real-life examples of how AI has been successfully integrated into special education programs, showcasing the positive impact it can have on students’ learning outcomes and overall educational experience. It will also address concerns and challenges surrounding the use of AI in special education, such as data privacy, bias, and the potential for technology to replace human interaction in the classroom.

The ultimate goal of this book is to provide educators, policymakers, and other stakeholders in the field of special education with a comprehensive overview of the current landscape of AI in education, as well as practical guidance on how to effectively implement and leverage AI technologies to support students with disabilities. By fostering a deeper understanding of the opportunities and challenges presented by AI in special education, this book aims to empower educators to make informed decisions about the use of technology in their classrooms and ensure that all students have access to the resources and support they need to succeed.

Target Audience

  • Special education teachers
  • Education Administrators
  • Teachers
  • Special education Teachers
  • Education majors
  • Special education majors
  • Education curriculum writers
  • Content specialists

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  • The potential of Artificial Intelligence to enhance Special Education
  • Equity, Access, and Artificial Intelligence: Possibilities and Pitfalls
  • The benefits of Artificial Intelligence on Special Education and FAPE
  • Exploring the possibilities of Artificial Intelligence in Special Education
  • The impact of Artificial Intelligence on Individualized Education
  • Harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence to enhance Special Education
  • The relevance of using Artificial Intelligence in Special Education
  • It just makes sense: Using Artificial Intelligence to enhance special education outcomes
  • Creating equity and inclusion through the use of Artificial Intelligence in Special Education
  • Revolutionizing the world of Special Education with Artificial Intelligence
  • Leveling the playing field: How Artificial Intelligence can be an equalizer
  • Using Artificial Intelligence to provide equity for student with special needs
  • Running with the herd: students with disabilities use and misuse of Artificial Intelligence
  • Who gets the grade? Artificial Intelligence in Special Education
  • Unfair advantage or just completion: Artificial Intelligence and Special Education
  • Specializing instruction with the use of Artificial Intelligence
  • The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Special Education Technology
  • The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Advancing Special Education Technology
  • Implications of Artificial Intelligence for Special Education Technology.

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before May 10, 2024, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by May 30, 2024 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines.Full chapters are expected to be submitted by June 30, 2024, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Transforming Special Education Through Artificial Intelligence. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery® online submission manager.


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), an international academic publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference,” “Business Science Reference,” and “Engineering Science Reference” imprints. IGI Global specializes in publishing reference books, scholarly journals, and electronic databases featuring academic research on a variety of innovative topic areas including, but not limited to, education, social science, medicine and healthcare, business and management, information science and technology, engineering, public administration, library and information science, media and communication studies, and environmental science. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2024.

Important Dates

May 10, 2024: Proposal Submission Deadline
May 30, 2024: Notification of Acceptance
June 30, 2024: Full Chapter Submission
July 14, 2024: Review Results Returned
August 4, 2024: Final Acceptance Notification
August 11, 2024: Final Chapter Submission


Annette G, Walters
Public School