Essential resources for understanding the world of special education in Howard County and beyond.
In 2012, when we set out to empower parents of children with disabilities, we knew the need was great. Every year, millions of children qualify to receive special education services through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). But for many children, those services are routinely denied. While school districts […] The post YOUR SPECIAL…
The Maryland Assessment, Accessibility, and Accommodations Policy Manual presents a five-step process for use in the selection, administration, and evaluation of the effectiveness of the use of instructional and assessment accommodations, for students with disabilities and Section 504 Plans. It also presents a five-step process for use in selection, administration, and evaluation of the effectiveness…
From Understood Navigating your child’s IEP can be tricky. These printable downloads from Understood can help make the process easier. Use them to monitor your child’s progress, track communications with the school, and more.
By Andrew M.I. Lee, J.D. If your child struggles with behavior, you may worry about your child getting in trouble at school. Some schools have tried to be proactive and encourage good behavior through an approach called PBIS. PBIS stands for positive behavioral interventions and supports.
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- Videos and Webinars of Support Group Meetings and Advocacy Workshops(17)