Essential resources for understanding the world of special education in Howard County and beyond.

Finding the ‘Win-Win’ in Assessing Young Children

Assessment is a process of gathering information about what a child can and cannot yet do to inform instructional decisions. When assessing young children, the most accurate results are obtained when information is gathered by familiar people, in familiar settings, using familiar objects, while engaged in familiar activities.

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Transition Planning: Setting Lifelong Goals

by Jennifer Graham and Peter Wright, Esq. As we enter the second half of the school year, many parents hear the clock ticking louder and louder as graduation nears. We hope you have been working closely with your child’s IEP team through high school to ensure that appropriate transition goals have been established and your…

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