May 9, 2013
School is an important component in the lives of our kids with special needs. Even though the end of the school year is in sight, and your family is dreaming of down time at the beach or in a mountain cabin, now’s the time to start looking for the best school for your child.
Meet Kelley Prince
Kelley Prince addressed the topic in an article at...
Nov 23, 2012
Individualized education is the linchpin of special education services in the United States. But, teachers and parents know that standardized testing can’t adequately measure the progress of children receiving special education services.
Individualized Education and Nicole Frederiksen
Nicole Fredericksen, a special educator, addresses the issue...
Nov 21, 2012
Special education websites can be invaluable resources to parents navigating the maze of services offered by the public schools and to overworked teachers trying to meet a myriad of student needs. But trying to find those sites can be a tricky proposition for parents already wandering around in a confusing maze and teachers with overwhelming...
Nov 16, 2012
Sleep problems in preschoolers may increase the likelihood of a child needing special education services later in life. That’s the finding of a study published in the September 2012 issue of Pediatrics.
Sleep Problems? What Kind of Sleep Problems?
I admit my first thought upon hearing the news was similar to my response to the study that showed...
Oct 17, 2012
Special education can seem mighty mysterious to people unfamiliar with the profession. That fact never occurred to me during my years as a teacher. After all, I was raised by a teacher who talked about her work every night at supper. When I went to college, my major in elementary education and minor in special ed filled in any gaps remaining in my...