Mar 22, 2013
School readiness is something parents want to encourage in their kids with special needs. But they aren’t always sure about how to promote readiness. Esther Leung, who sometimes guest blogs here at DifferentDream.com, has good advice for parents in her post at Friendship Circle of Michigan.
8 Ways to Promote School Readiness
Jan 11, 2013
Bullying has been a problem at school for centuries for children with special needs and for typical kids, too. With students heading back to school after Christmas break, now’s the time to highlight an excellent article about what you as parents can do if your child is bullied at school.
Bullying at School
The folks at ConnectedFamilies.org...
Oct 26, 2012
A parent toolkit may be just what you need with school year in full swing and parent/teacher conferences right around the corner. Thankfully, Mary Mazzoni features the resource you’re looking for at her website, Life After IEPs wesite.
Parent Toolkit from the NCLD
The kit is a free resource created by the National Center for Learning...
May 11, 2012
During my 25 years as a classroom teacher, I attended many, many annual reviews for my students with identified special needs. So I was delighted when guest blogger Gillian Marchenko send the following guest post just in time for annual review season. Parent who will soon attend an annual review may want to get a pencil and paper so you can take...
Dec 21, 2011
Guest blogger Ellen Stumbo has been thinking about an issue important to parents of kids with special needs: how to be an effective advocate. In today’s post, she shares about how her perception of effective advocacy has changed and mentions a good book put out by Wrights Law, an organization that trains parents to advocate for their kids in...