Braille: Time For A Comeback!

Braille: Time For A Comeback!

September 30, 2018|ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL EDUCATION, VISUAL IMPAIRMENT (VI) My son, Joseph, Brailled this birthday card for me. Though there are several versions of the alphabet for the visually impaired like the Moon Alphabet,  Gall’s...
New Amsterdam: Schools can force medication?

New Amsterdam: Schools can force medication?

October 4, 2018|PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL TESTING, BEHAVIOR, EMOTIONS, PARENTS, IEP, NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL, MEDICATION, IDEA, PUBLIC SCHOOL, OSEP New Amsterdam, what happened???   Dr. Max Goodwin in New Amsterdam I was enjoying watching episode two and then I was SO...
Prior Written Notice (PWN): Why it is so Important!

Prior Written Notice (PWN): Why it is so Important!

November 4, 2018|IEP, PRIOR WRITTEN NOTICE (PWN), IDEA, PUBLIC SCHOOL, SPECIAL EDUCATION In our Facebook group for parents of public school students, IEP Assistance and Special Needs Parenting Advice, the topic of Prior Written Notice comes up quite...
5 Ways Being a Preemie Impacts Learning

5 Ways Being a Preemie Impacts Learning

November 18, 2018|SPEECH (SLI), EXECUTIVE FUNCTION, BEHAVIOR, FINE MOTOR, SELFREGULATION, ADHD, PREEMIE 5 Ways Being a Preemie Impacts Learning Pregnant with Quads at 26w4d. I would go into labor again 2 days later. November 17th is World Prematurity Day....
What is Anomia? A Look at Speech Disorders

What is Anomia? A Look at Speech Disorders

What is Anomia? A Look at Speech Disorders Speech or Language Impairments (SLI) is one of the 13 categories for disability recognized by IDEA. There are many reasons why a child may end up with an SLI eligibility for special education including children with autism,...