How to Choose Your Child’s Therapist
After learning that a child has special needs, the next big step for parents is finding a therapy team that can help their child meet their goals. It sounds easy, but it can be more challenging than most parents think. Here are ten things to keep in mind…Parents of Special Needs Children Need to Advocate for Their Child’s Rights
Children with special needs face unique and difficult challenges on a daily basis. Your child’s rights are protected under federal and state laws. I recommend you get copies of all the federal, state and local laws that apply to special needs children.You Can Fight Back Against Special Education Denials That Hurt Your Child!
As a parent of a child with autism you probably get very frustrated by special education personnel stating that your child does not need a particular special educations service. This article will be addressing 5 advocacy skills that you need to help your child get needed special education services. Good luck!3 Parenting Tips to Advocate for Functional Skill Training for Your Child in Special Education!
This article will be addressing parenting tips to help you advocate for functional skill training for your child receiving special education services. It is important that you understand the law and also advocacy techniques to help you become a successful advocate in this area!Can I Self Educate My Special Education Level Child?
Is it possible to educate your special needs child at home without sending them to a special education class in school? Yes, many parents end up doing this, and use homeschooling as a method along with finding support groups online. You see they often disagree with school districts as to what is the appropriate education for their child, and some seek legal advice, and others forgo the concept of suing the local school district, and simply educate their own child.The Importance of Identifying If a Child Has a Learning Difficulty, Learning Disability or Dyslexia
Recent study by The International Dyslexia Association states that 74% of students who are weak readers in 3rd grade remain weak readers in the 9th grade. Several students still don’t read well even as grown- ups. However, it is certainly not too late for individuals with learning difficulties, learning disabilities, or dyslexia to learn to read, process, and express details and information more effectively. I have seen it first-hand. Even 50 a year old can enhance their abilities. In fact, those adults that have had strokes have been able to restore some of their cognitive abilities once they knew exactly what the fundamental areas were that the stroke impacted.5 Simple Diet Changes That Can Stop Your Child’s Bad Behavior
Foods full of sugar and carbohydrates can damage brain cells and deplete the functioning of neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are essential in human behavior and mood. The depletion in neurotransmitters can be a cause of your child’s bad behavior and could make the difference on whether your child is going to have a “good day” or a “bad day”.Professionals Opt For Online Degree Programs to Increase Their Prospects
The recession has created an impact on many people all over the world. Realization has dawned on the professional front that without sufficient skills and degrees in one’s cache, it is not possible to make it big in the corporate world. Such a revelation has led many professionals to look for programs by taking up which they can sharpen their skills and increase their knowledge.3 Issues Affecting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren With Disabilities, and Helpful Resources!
This article discusses 3 issues that may affect grandparents who are raising their grandchildren with disabilities. The issues are Financial, Health Insurance and difficulties navigating the special education system. Helpful resources discussed to help you in your journey!Special Education and Family Choices
Most psychologists agree that coming to terms with the reality that your child has a learning disability is a tough thing to accept. However, parents also need to consider that their child’s disability may be something other than merely a brain disorder. Consider if you will issues with eye-sight and hearing.