Education

College Programs Closer Than You Think 0

College Programs: Closer Than You Think

College Programs At a time when other parents of high school students are busy looking into college options for their students, some parents may worry what that means for their...

Back-To-School Homework Hacks 0

School Homework Hacks

SCHOOL HOMEWORK HACKS The gentle reminders of school are upon us in mid-July with school supplies in stores and back-to-school commercials on T.V. Those things serve as reminders that summer...

When Conflict Arises What Steps Can You Take? 0

When Conflict Arises What Steps Can You Take?

Conflict, according to Merriam Webster, is a competitive or opposing action of incompatibles: antagonistic state or action (as of divergent ideas, interests, or persons). I am sure some of us...

What is a TPSID? 0

What is a TPSID?

What is a TPSID? Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with intellectual Disability, or TPSID, are model demonstration projects funded by the US Department of education. Through a Request for...

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Persistence & Goal Setting in Children

Persistence & Goal Setting in Children When I ask students in my classroom to write down their personal goals for the school year, I often hear things like: “Get good...

A Review...What Is Special Education 0

A Review…What Is Special Education

  From Early Intervention to Special Education Services As I sat at our first IEP meeting transitioning from Early Intervention to Part B for our daughter who is legally blind,...

Where Do I Go for Evaluations 0

Where Do I Go for Evaluations

Evaluations Your child has just been given a medical diagnosis of a disability…OR… you suspect your child has a disability but are not sure. Now what? Many of us parents...

Transitions Your Child Will Need to Handle 0

Transitions Your Child Will Need to Handle

Transitions Transition – a) a passage from one state, stage, subject, or place to another; b) a movement, development, or evolution from one form, stage, or style to another.1 The...