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Back To School Tips

Back To School Tips

It’s that time again! The beginning of a new school year often brings excitement, but it can also be anx... Read More

Back to School: Planning Educational Supports for Individuals who are Deaf-Blind

Back to School: Planning Educational Supports for Individuals who are Deaf-Blind

“The challenge was that it took us – the family and the school district – a long time to lea... Read More

13 Books to Read with Kids about Bullying

13 Books to Read with Kids about Bullying

Bullying can destroy a classroom’s culture and be so hurtful to children, parents, and teachers. My goal... Read More

COVID and Mental Health: Children with Special Needs Most Impacted

COVID and Mental Health: Children with Special Needs Most Impacted

Students with disabilities had the most learning loss during the pandemic. Some children with special needs al... Read More

50 for 50 Part IV: Congratulations and Thank You, EP Magazine Advocate Heroes!

50 for 50 Part IV: Congratulations and Thank You, EP Magazine Advocate Heroes!

EP Magazine, formerly called Exceptional Parent, is celebrating its 50th anniversary of providing an award-win... Read More

Reading Makes My Brain Hurt: One Family’s Path to a Reading Solution

Reading Makes My Brain Hurt: One Family’s Path to a Reading Solution

Our daughter, Desi, came to us from an orphanage in Bulgaria when she was almost three. We had no idea she had... Read More

Engaging Learners with Diverse Needs through IEP Supports

Engaging Learners with Diverse Needs through IEP Supports

Engagement, practice and understanding are universal components that are keys to student learning. However, wh... Read More

The Power of a Healthy Smile

The Power of a Healthy Smile

Diana Ramirez knew that her infant son, Sebastian, needed special help and attention. He was born with a cleft... Read More

Redefining Catastrophe: Lessons from the ‘New Normal’

Redefining Catastrophe: Lessons from the ‘New Normal’

“I thought the world had ended and we were screwed,” Sarah Weirich, single mother of nine-year-old... Read More

College in the Midst of COVID-19

College in the Midst of COVID-19

“I want to go home!” Stephanie couldn’t believe her ears. Her daughter Emily had spent the p... Read More

The Call It “Higher” Education

The Call It “Higher” Education

To be clear: This is an article… about my new boss. Ok, it’s also roughly about disability cultur... Read More

A Doll Like Me

A Doll Like Me

Let me tell you a little bit about what I do.  I pretty much have my childhood dream job. I am a doll mak... Read More

Bullying and Prevention Strategies for Children with Special Needs

Bullying and Prevention Strategies for Children with Special Needs

One out of five children experiences bullying. Children with disabilities are more likely to be bullied than t... Read More

4 Sneaky Ways Technology is Affecting Your Family’s Health and May Affect Your Child’s New School Year

4 Sneaky Ways Technology is Affecting Your Family’s Health and May Affect Your Child’s New School Year

We as parents have to lead by example and show our kids healthy lifestyle habits by following our own advice.... Read More

Fix the System Not the Child

Fix the System Not the Child

When I was a kid, I was the round peg that did not fit in the square hole that is school. I was the kid who ha... Read More

Transitioning Back to Post-secondary Environments After a Long Summer Break

Transitioning Back to Post-secondary Environments After a Long Summer Break

Summers change after a young adult with an autism spectrum disorder leaves high school and attends a post-seco... Read More