Sept/Oct 2016

Strategies for Great IEP Meetings 0

Strategies for Great IEP Meetings

I have attended countless IEP meetings and worn a variety of hats: mother, friend, advocate, and professional. Without a doubt, the most difficult were those IEP meetings for my (now...

Tips from a Tutor About Reading 0

Tips from a Tutor About Reading

Reading When we think about educating our children, special needs children included, there is no more important skill than being able to read. Reading helps us understand the world around...

Wellness: Breakfast for Champions 0

Wellness: Breakfast for Champions

Breakfast for Champions How many times have you heard, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day?” The word “breakfast” means breaking the fasting period of the previous night....

New School Year Should Mean New IEP 0

New School Year Should Mean New IEP

New IEP As the new school year begins, our children will be entering a new grade and possibly a new school. Everything will be new: curriculum, settings, teacher, possibly new...

Today I Cried Special Moments 0

Today I Cried Special Moments

Special Moments This morning I woke up early and fixed a very filling breakfast before they headed out. I helped my older daughter scour the house for last minute things...

Do It Yourself Calming Bottle 0

Do It Yourself Calming Bottle

This DIY calming bottle is perfect for calming your child down, easy to make and can help when “someone” needs to take a time-out. The colors shimmer as the light...