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...
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...
Medical Versus Educational

Medical Versus Educational

One of the most frequent topics that I discuss with parents is to clarify the difference between a medical diagnosis and an educational eligibility under IDEA.  The distinction can be quite small; however, that does not mean it may not be relevant!   A Medical...
“No Consent” Letter and why you may want to write one

“No Consent” Letter and why you may want to write one

Updated November 24, 2021 Written January 14, 2019 BEHAVIOR, SELF-REGULATION, SPECIAL EDUCATION   Have you been following the news?  It seems like every week I see a news story discussing the possible improper restraint of a child in a public school....