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This is what special education really means, and how it could help your child.
Some are welcoming Sotomayor's confirmation, while others are concerned that she might bring to her new position a particularly liberal judicial philosophy.
Useful tips for preparing for a meeting about your child, be it an IEP meeting or an informal meeting to discuss your child's progress and/or your concerns.
Critics of NCLB believe that the law's emphasis on skills, standards and test scores may have a serious downside, especially for gifted children.
Discusses and compares the two primary laws that cover a child's rights to a public education: Section 504 and IDEA (Individuals with Disability Education
Summarizes the seven steps involved in the formation of an individualized education program, beginning with pre-referral and ending with evaluation and review.
Summarizes 3 ways of considering disabilities and how they typically guide people's thinking. Read about the deficit, cultural and sociological perspective.
The principles of IDEA 2004, the law that governs children's rights to special education, are discussed in this article. Learn the six main principles of IDEA.
Despite a lot of well-known sufferers, dyslexia is greatly misunderstood and often misdiagnosed. As a parent, it's important to not take any label lying down.
Find out more about opportunities with the military for individuals with disabilities, including jobs with civilian workforce or jobs as enlisted personnel.
Summarizes physical disabilities, neuromotor impairments and muscular/skeletal conditions, health disabilities, chronic illnesses, and infectious diseases.
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.
Diagnosing autism can be tricky. But, as one mother attests, an accurate diagnosis can mean early intervention and recovery.
Students served by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act are distributed among 13 disability categories. A description of these categories is given.
A brief historical overview on the exclusion of children with disabilities and the necessity of special education laws and legislation.
Synopsis of educational strategies used by general and special education teachers to help students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorders (ADHD)
A summary of advantages, disadvantages, and alternatives to labeling in special education.
The article discusses the parents' rights regarding requesting special services for their child.  It also talks about the components of assessment and the
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