Nuts&Bolts

“IEP Nuts & Bolts: What Parents Should Know”

“IEP Nuts & Bolts: What Parents Should Know” Parents are often confused about how best to understand the process involved with getting their child classified and obtaining an IEP. In this first of a two part interview, special education attorney

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“Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up” Guest Dr. Ellen Braaten

Back to school – Season 5 Special Event! Our host Dr. Richard Selznick kicks off our Fall season with an outstanding interview. Franklin, age 8, can build wonderful Lego cities. He is also a fount of information when it comes

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“Self-Injurious Behavior in Teens”

“Self-Injurious Behavior in Teens” In this interview on School Struggles, Dr. Selznick interviews Fran Sherman, LCSW, a psychotherapist and media personality. Fran will discuss the increasing incidence of self-injurious behavior (cutting), particularly among teen-age girls. She will discuss warning signs

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Held Hostage By IQ: The Number That’s Stamped in Your Brain (And on your child)

Held Hostage By IQ: The Number That’s Stamped in Your Brain I hear stories quite often from parents regarding frustration over a child not receiving what he or she needs because of the child’s IQ. I sometimes think that we

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A little July 4th BBQ experiment – A Few Problems With the ‘D’ Word: That’s Right – “Dyslexia”

Try this experiment this weekend at your backyard family gathering. Ask your Uncle Joe or Aunt Sue, what he or she knows about dyslexia. I would predict that almost without exception, you will get something like, “Isn’t that when you

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