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5/20/2017
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Learning Disabilities

Does your Child have a Learning Disability?

5/20/2017

Learning Disabilities are caused by differences in the brain. They are present at birth or shortly after and affect how the brain handles information. A learning disability is not related to how...

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4/21/2017
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Accommodations

School Accommodations: How do they Help?

4/21/2017

If you are thinking about asking for school accommodations for your child, you should know that first and foremost, school accommodations will not change what your child learns but can change how...

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11/16/2016
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IEP

IEPs – 10 Tips for Monitoring your Child’s Progress

11/16/2016

Your child now has an IEP in place. You have worked hard to get it. Now what? The next step is to monitor your child’s progress. As your child’s advocate, you need to make sure your child is...

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10/03/2016
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IEP

Ask Questions and Be a Full Member of the IEP Team!

10/03/2016

Ask Questions! Many parents feel intimidated and confused during Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings. As a full member of the IEP team, your job is being an advocate for your child....

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8/28/2016
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Learning Disabilities

Kids with Learning Disabilities – Avoiding Homework Battles

8/28/2016

For children with learning disabilities and/or attention issues doing homework can be very difficult. A child with these issues usually has to work harder and more diligently than other students. For...

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7/14/2016
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Advocacy

How Can I Effectively Advocate for My Child? Use the Following 16 Tips!

7/14/2016

Learn about your child’s special challenges and needs. Go on-line and read as much as you can. Remember, you know your child best. Learn about the Federal laws that govern special education...

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3/10/2016
8:37 pm GMT+0000
IEP

What is in the actual IEP document?

3/10/2016

The special education process can be very daunting as can reading the actual IEP document. The IEP document can be upwards of 30 to 40 pages. You may be overwhelmed when you first receive the...

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11/23/2015
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Special Education

Disabilities and Special Education Eligibility

11/23/2015

The disabilities that make a child eligible for special education are: Autism is a developmental disability that affects verbal communication. It also affects social interactions and can affect...

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9/20/2015
1:56 pm GMT+0000
Learning Disabilities

Executive Functioning and Homework: Tips for Parents to Help their Children

9/20/2015

Getting homework done by kids with executive functioning challenges can be very difficult for the kids and their parents who are trying to help them. Executive functions are essential to be able to...

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8/12/2015
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Learning Disabilities

Classroom Strategies for Managing Executive Functioning Challenges in Students

8/12/2015

There are many strategies that a teacher can use to help a student with executive functioning issues. It is important to note that these issues are manageable. One of the most critical elements is...

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