Presentation by Patti Mackey, Educational Consultant Sponsored by the HCPSS Family Resource and Support Center Dec. 8, 2015
Cynthia Terebush, CPC, CYPFC If you have a toddler at home, you may wonder how to begin selecting a preschool that’s a good match for her. What should you look for? Which factors matters most? What should you ask?
Friendship Circle Believe it or not, you should be getting notes home regarding setting up parent teacher conferences for your children any day now. This means that report card time is also quickly approaching. For parents of children with special needs, who have an IEP (Individualized Education Plan), you should also be receiving progress reports for your…
By Suzanne Whitney, Research Editor, Wrightslaw In this article, you’ll learn about requirements in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the No Child Left Behind Act for your child’s involvement in and progress in the general education curriculum.
By Jules Csillag For many children with learning disabilities and differences or attentional difficulties like ADHD, such tools cannot provide an accurate assessment of students’ true learning when children with disabilities are subject to the same testing conditions as their typically developing peers. These kids may need one or more types of testing accommodations so they…
Jessica Beder, Noodle.com In life, there may be nothing worse than feeling like you’re on the outside. Old or young, professionally or personally, the yearning to be accepted is among the most natural of all human emotions. It affects the development of our personal identities and often dictates how we measure our self-worth.
By Ginny Osewalt Paraprofessional is the fancy word to describe a host of people who surround and help your child every day at school. They are sometimes called classroom assistants, instructional aides, teacher assistants, and paraeducators.
By Lisa Gillespie, Kaiser Health News May 5, 2015 As mental health professionals, policymakers and advocates focus on taking steps to mend the fragmented mental health care system, the role of patients and their friends and families is sometimes overlooked.