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14 Must Know IEP Laws

Wouldn't it be nice to have a list of special education laws as a reference? If it were only that […]

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Back to School and the IEP

It's almost time to start school again - oh no!  That means it is time to deal with that dreaded […]

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Autism IEP Checklist

Recent data suggests 1 in 36 children has autism.  In Michigan, the number of autism students is almost 40,000.  If […]

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Section 504

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a Federal Law implemented to protect the rights of those with […]

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Speech and Language Disorders in Children

When parents are in school meetings for IEPs or 504's, it feels like the school staff is speaking a different […]

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Anger and ADHD

MY ADHD CHILD GETS ANGRY ALL THE TIME Does anger and ADHD go hand in hand?  Parents of children with […]

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Anxiety and ADHD: Which is it?

It is very common for children with ADHD to have other coexisting conditions such as anxiety. In fact anxiety and […]

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ADHD Facts: Related Conditions You Should Evaluate For

Here are some very interesting basic ADHD facts that changed my perspective regarding children with ADHD/ADD.  When dealing with ADHD […]

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Executive Functioning ADHD

ADHD can have many impacts on a child. Executive function are skills people use throughout the day to work towards […]

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When School Behavior is a Problem

People often ask me if it's possible to can get a 504 Plan or IEP for a child's behavioral problems.  […]