Oct 7, 2011
Really, truly, I do not work for the Washington Post and receive no kickbacks from them for promoting their articles. And I don’t know if editors are directing their reporters and bloggers to write about special needs. What I do know is that in the past few months they’re run some bang up articles about travel with special needs kids, an...
Oct 3, 2011
Guest blogger Ellen Stumbo’s three girls went to school this fall. Each daughter responded differently to the experience, partly because of their personalities, partly because of their ages, and partly because two of them have special needs. In today’s post Ellen writes about her thoughts about her girls’ first day of school and...
Sep 14, 2011
Way back in fifth grade I was so scared of our schools tough-as-nails science and math teacher that my tummy hurt every single morning. So much, in fact, that more than once I stayed home all morning with very real, very painful stomach aches…that disappeared the minute her science and math block ended. I was suffering from school anxiety, a...
Sep 12, 2011
With the school year off and running all across the country, parents of kids with special needs will soon be hunting for resources. If you’re one of those parents, Terri Mauro at about.com has what you’re need.
Terri Mauro’s School Countdown
Terri recently emailed her followers (I’m one of them) a countdown of school-related...
Aug 22, 2011
School is about to start all over the country. For some kids with special needs it can be a hard transition, one parents can make easier by following a few simple steps.
Here are a few favorites I used as a parent and suggested to parents during my teaching days:
Tip #1: Add Routine to the Day
Start adjusting your child’s bed time and wake up...