Education

Life after School Ends 0

Life after School Ends

Life after School Ends tips to promote future employment How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December before it’s June. My goodness, how the...

Ask “Sandwich” Questions 0

Ask “Sandwich” Questions

Partnering with your child’s school is essential, and this great tip from ParentCompanion.org will help the school personnel feel like they are part of your child’s team. What is a...

How to Find a Special Education Advocate 0

How to Find a Special Education Advocate

Special Education Advocate The special education and IEP process can be stressful and confusing. Many parents turn to a special needs advocate to guide them as they seek services for...

Lets Talk Peer Buddy Programs 0

Let’s Talk: Peer Buddy Programs

Peer Buddy Many students with disabilities can feel excluded from their school communities. In response, some schools have developed peer-buddy programs that aim to create more inclusive environments. A peer...

Let's Talk Inclusion 0

Let’s Talk Inclusion

What Is Inclusion? [ in-kloo-zhuhn ] Inclusion is the practice of educating all students together – students with disabilities and students without disabilities – side-by-side in the general education setting...

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Summer Goals and Fun!

While summer represents a time for fun, it can also unearth challenges. Sometimes, togetherness is not always blissful, boredom can lead to destructive behaviors and a break from learning can...

How Technology Aids Families with Disabilities 0

How Technology Aids Families with Disabilities

We live in a world where technological advances are an everyday occurrence. We can see this in advertisements, scholarly journal articles, the news, and even social media. For disabled persons,...