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Tips for Encouraging and Supporting a Parent-Teacher Relationship

Tips for Encouraging and Supporting a Parent-Teacher Relationship

A couple of years ago I was teaching in a self-contained special education classroom and it was my first year... Read More

Three Ways to Help with Decision Making For Children

Three Ways to Help with Decision Making For Children

We have all probably heard it’s important to help in decision-making for children. Giving a child the op... Read More

Deadline to Request Compensatory Special Education and Related Services due to the Pandemic

Deadline to Request Compensatory Special Education and Related Services due to the Pandemic

What are Compensatory Services? It is important to note that COVID-19 did not change IDEA’s (Individual... Read More

Every Child Needs Someone to Believe in Them

Every Child Needs Someone to Believe in Them

In 1994, my son Nicholas failed first grade. Every day I saw signs of stress—his fingernails bitten to t... Read More

Creating A Special Space… in the Kitchen!

Creating A Special Space… in the Kitchen!

When Dr. Greg Chang, the Founder of SuperChefs (www.superchefs.org) was a child, he remembered how his mother... Read More

The Double G Camp: From Your Home to Another

The Double G Camp: From Your Home to Another

“The Double G Camp was named after the family members who owned the camp grounds and generously provided... Read More

Answering Back-to-School & COVID-19 Concerns

Answering Back-to-School & COVID-19 Concerns

Some school districts are seeking to reopen, others are using a combination of in-person and remote learning f... Read More

Five Special Needs Planning Items to Review During the COVID-19 Health Emergency

Five Special Needs Planning Items to Review During the COVID-19 Health Emergency

Health Insurance If your child has private insurance AND Medicaid, remember to provide the insurance informat... Read More

Building Bridges Between Special Education & General Education Through an Understanding of Specialized Visual Supports

Building Bridges Between Special Education & General Education Through an Understanding of Specialized Visual Supports

As the winds of change affect the processes and strategies of education, the purpose in educating young minds... Read More

How Special Needs Camping Has Impacted the Camp Experience

How Special Needs Camping Has Impacted the Camp Experience

"Camping is an activity that has been embraced by humanity because it's fun and it brings people, especially f... Read More

It’s All About the Fun!

It’s All About the Fun!

FACES Camp is the brainchild of camp director, Ashley Rhodes, and sponsored by FACES: The National Craniofacia... Read More

The Smallest Muscles Make the Biggest Difference in Behavior and Communication

The Smallest Muscles Make the Biggest Difference in Behavior and Communication

Often, therapy for children with special needs involves strengthening muscles.... Read More

Keeping Adults with Special Needs Active within a Residential Setting

Keeping Adults with Special Needs Active within a Residential Setting

Adults with disabilities, who are able to, should get at least 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity, or 75... Read More

Getting Your Child Un-Stuck from Anxiety and Inaction

Getting Your Child Un-Stuck from Anxiety and Inaction

“Sadly, my daughter wasn’t properly diagnosed until she had a breakdown her first year of college... Read More

Life Skills From A Mobile Coffee Cart

Life Skills From A Mobile Coffee Cart

Oftentimes, as adults with special needs age out of the school system, they lose much of the independence they... Read More

The Dignity of Risk: Going to College

The Dignity of Risk: Going to College

Many parents are not educated on the concept of dignity of risk when we are told our child has an intellectual... Read More