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Special Education – School Years

2019-11-29T14:02:04-05:00Tags: |

SPECIAL EDUCATION Special education is a broad term that refers to specially designed instruction that meets the unique needs of a child with a disability. Special education provides support to children who need assistance in a variety of developmental areas. Services can include instruction in the classroom, at home or in hospitals

School Options

2019-10-24T11:12:57-04:00Tags: |

SCHOOL OPTIONS Despite whether or not your child has a learning difficulty, parents should assess their children’s needs and find suitable, local schools. For example, some children respond better to more rigid schedules and discipline, while others thrive in an open, hands-on environment. For a child with special needs, finding a good

School-to-School Transitions

2020-01-27T11:37:21-05:00Tags: |

SCHOOL-TO-SCHOOL TRANSITIONS For a child with a disability, change can be very difficult. Many of these children rely on routine and consistency, so when a major change comes it can be very difficult for them – and for you as their parent. The first thing a parent of a child with special

Financial Resources – School Years

2019-10-24T11:03:21-04:00Tags: |

FINANCIAL RESOURCES Having a child with special needs can be very expensive and time-consuming. Fortunately, there are funds available to assist families. It is also important to plan ahead and put certain pieces in place early on to ensure that if something happens to you, your child will be cared for and

School-to-Adult Transitions

2020-01-27T11:14:16-05:00Tags: |

SCHOOL-TO-ADULT TRANSITIONS “Greet all people with a smile.” - Ethics of the Fathers 3:16 Formal transition planning for students with disabilities begins at the age 14. While this may seem early, it can take months or years to complete the transition process. The goal of transition is to help your teen understand