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What Will Happen To My Child When I Am Gone?

This is the one of the most terrifying questions that keeps parents up at night. Parents raising children, teens or young adults with developmental or physical disabilities have reason to worry and need to become educated on estate planning and

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Top Ten Ways to Tell If Your Child’s School is Inclusive

Inclusion, as special education experts agree, is the ideal way of educating students with special needs. Students with special needs are placed in general education classrooms along side their same-age peers, despite physical or academic ability levels. Often, however, inclusive

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The Value of Comparing Prior IEP Assessments

An assessment is vital to gathering information about your child to make decisions on how best to assist him or her on their areas of weakness. As a result, they are a crucial part of the IEP process. Some of

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The Road Less Traveled – A Parents Journey

The Road Less Traveled: A Parental Journey I saw a tweet today and it reminded me of this blog post from 2009. It just so happens that it is once again that time of year when we Jews reflect and

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The Fine Art of Walking On Eggshells

For this writing I want you to try to think of the eggshells we have come to dread walking on as part of the process of making a fine omelette.  Way before you crack and whisk those eggs there are

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Parent Counseling and Training in an IEP

As a parent of a child with an IEP the first few meetings I attended many years ago were quite confusing. Since I am not the type of person who likes to feel confused or unprepared, I made it my

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