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If your child's teacher has suggested special education, then get set for a whole slew of acronyms, from FAPE to IEP. Wondering what it all means?
You've heard of book smarts and street smarts, but a growing group of experts is urging parents to work on something even more fundamental: 'sensory smarts.'
Children with auditory processing disorder may struggle to make sense of people's sentences, without having anything wrong with their hearing.
In the past  25 years, the number of children labeled as 'learning disabled' has jumped by over 150 percent. What gives?
When your child's special education journey begins, make sure the programs needed for their specific learning disability are in place.
What's an IEE? Why does my child need one, and how do I get one? Get the answers here.
This is what special education really means, and how it could help your child.
It isn't anything specific, just a hunch that something is wrong.  Does your child have a learning disability?  Here's what parents can do.
A child with a disability is more likely to be bullied than his typically developing peers. Here are parenting tips from a special needs teacher of 20 years.
More special needs students are being included in the 'regular' classroom. Here's how parents can help to their kids to appreciate their special needs peers.
With research and determination you can get your kindergartener the services she needs to be successful in school, from the very beginning. Here's how:
Special needs advocates weigh in on the growing trend of including kids with disabilities in the regular classroom.
Despite all the flack NCLB is getting, there is a new report out which says at least one group has benefited overall from NCLB: students with disabilities.
Identifies common characteristics seen in LD children and provides strategies to adapt instruction to meet the student's needs.  Highlights ADHD.
Barkley's ADHD model analyzes issues like time awareness deficits, problems with executive functions, and problems with emotional regulation.
Students served by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act are distributed among 13 disability categories. A description of these categories is given.
Summarizes 3 ways of considering disabilities and how they typically guide people's thinking. Read about the deficit, cultural and sociological perspective.
Define Response to Intervention (RTI) and discusses the three step model of school supports that uses research-based academic and/or behavioral interventions.
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