Have you ever heard of a special needs child running away or 'escaping' from school? If you have not, it is a common problem that many special needs parents are coping with. This problem is … [Read more...] about How Can I Stop My Child From Eloping?
Unfortunately, there is a social stigma of being "labeled" as a special needs child. For this reason, many parents are afraid to seek help and/or will overlook any developmental issues that … [Read more...] about Do Not Fear In Getting Your Child Evaluated
An evaluation is the process used to determine whether your child has a disability. This process includes a review of any relevant data, and the individual administration of any tests, … [Read more...] about What is an Evaluation?
While using a sensory box with children with special needs seems to be new and revolutionary, including sensory items in daily activities for children with special needs has been best … [Read more...] about What to Put in Your Sensory Box
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Response to Intervention (RTI) is an ongoing process of using student performance and other data to guide instructional and intervention decisions. It is broken down into 4 Tiers: Tier 1: … [Read more...] about Understanding RTI and SST
This is a sponsored post. Please see Disclaimer. Sensory related issues has become more and more prevalent in the special education community. Most often, sensory processing issues can be considered … [Read more...] about Snuggle Huggle for Sensory Related Issues
What is FAPE? FAPE stands for Free Appropriate Public Education. Free: All eligible students with disabilities are to be educated at the public expense, resulting in no cost to the … [Read more...] about What is FAPE?
Personal hygiene for children with autism can be a challenging task to teach because of sensory issues. However, since personal hygiene is a very important life skill, it should be taught … [Read more...] about Personal Hygiene for Children with Autism
IDEA stands for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. It was originally enacted by Congress in 1975 to ensure that children with disabilities have the opportunity to receive a … [Read more...] about The Importance of IDEA