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Jennifer Fuller James

Teaching Language to Children With Autism - How to Teach Your Child

Teaching language to children with autism and other developmental delays is critical to their development. This article explains some relatively easy ways parents...

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Joseph Burgo

ADHD Symptoms Revisited

A reconsideration of Alan Sroufe's article in the New York Times about ADHD symptoms, as well as the rebuttals and reactions from Harold S. Koplewicz and Judth...

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Jennifer Fuller James

Intellectual Disability is the new term for Mental Retardation. This term was officially changed at the federal level in 2010 when Rosa's Law was passed. Read on to learn more about Rosa's Law and

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Jun 29, 2012
Jennifer Fuller James

Active parent participation in IEP meetings is a critical component for developing effective and appropriate education programs for children with special needs. Many parents believe that they have to

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Jun 25, 2012
Janet Alston Jackson

There is nothing more isolating than being a parent of a special-needs child. To prevent burn-out, it's helpful for parents and caretakers of these types of children to tune into their thoughts to

By: Janet Alston Jackson l Home & Family > Special Education l Jun 23, 2012
Jamie R Dunkleberger

Being a parent in general is never easy. Having a child with special needs is even more challenging. This article discusses how to cope with being a parent to a child with Autism.

By: Jamie R Dunkleberger l Home & Family > Special Education l Jun 06, 2012
Jennifer Fuller James

Many people are concerned about how educational services will be impacted by the potential changes in the official diagnosis of Autism. Read on to learn more about the proposed changes and their

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Jun 01, 2012
Jennifer Fuller James

It has been a long time since I have heard someone use the word retarded in reference to children with special needs. I found myself off guard and unable to address the situation. Read on to learn

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l May 29, 2012
Jennifer Fuller James

Special Education and No Child Left Behind (NCLB) are related in several ways. Due to the requirements established in the 2001 NCLB law the vast majority of special education students are required to

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l May 22, 2012
Orla Kelly

In this article I will discuss how music therapy is of benefit to someone with special needs. The reason I am discussing the benefits of music as a therapy for special needs children is because

By: Orla Kelly l Home & Family > Special Education l May 18, 2012
Dr Rosalind Heiko

On the benefits of having an open mind about one's child called a "retard", or having intellectual deficits, being mentally deficient, and other interesting and ridiculous things...When I was just

By: Dr Rosalind Heiko l Home & Family > Special Education l May 11, 2012
Jennifer Fuller James

Response to Intervention is an excellent educational practice designed to meet the needs of a diverse population of learners. Unfortunately, some school districts have used response to intervention

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l May 07, 2012

An authors introduction to new books. Read the inspiration behind the series. Read the latest review from parents.

By: Carol Haldane l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 26, 2012
Jennifer Fuller James

The determination of whether a child has a specific learning disability (SLD) that requires a child to need an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is often a complex process. Read on to learn more

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 17, 2012
Dr. Yannick Pauli

Some children do not overcome their ADHD symptoms right away. Prepare your child for middle school by being aware of these changes and challenges.

By: Dr. Yannick Pauli l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 13, 2012
Jennifer Fuller James

Many parents are unaware that their child with a diagnosed emotional disability may qualify for special education services and accommodations. Read on to learn more about the qualification guidelines

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 09, 2012
John Pagano

I'll be honest, the first time I heard the phrase "least restrictive environment," it put me off. As the parent of a child with special needs, that's saying something, because I've heard a lot of

By: John Pagano l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 07, 2012
Orla Kelly

How functional skills can be used to bring out the very best in your special needs child. Eventually every special needs child is going to grow up to be an adult. By equipping them with the necessary

By: Orla Kelly l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 06, 2012
Orla Kelly

In this article I am going to tell you how to help your autistic child develop social skills. The reason I am going to tell you how to teach your child this is because with the right tools and

By: Orla Kelly l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 06, 2012
Orla Kelly

How to determine the best autism treatment for your special needs child because each autistic child is unique and has different strengths and weaknesses. There is no "one size fits all" when it comes

By: Orla Kelly l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 06, 2012
Orla Kelly

Autistic children often have a limited learning style and struggle to adapt to new ways of learning information such as in a classroom setting. In this article I am going to teach you how to

By: Orla Kelly l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 06, 2012
Maggie Dail

To Label or Not to Label? Parents face this question as they seek the best way to help their children reach their full potential. Read more to find three important reasons to label and three not to

By: Maggie Dail l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 05, 2012
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Jennifer Fuller James

Intellectual Disability is the new term for Mental Retardation. This term was officially changed at the federal level in 2010 when Rosa's Law was passed. Read on to learn more about Rosa's Law and

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Jun 29, 2012 lViews: 101 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Teaching language to children with autism and other developmental delays is critical to their development. This article explains some relatively easy ways parents can get started with teaching their

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Feb 14, 2012 lViews: 87 lComments: 0
Joseph Burgo

A reconsideration of Alan Sroufe's article in the New York Times about ADHD symptoms, as well as the rebuttals and reactions from Harold S. Koplewicz and Judth Warner. In an earlier article here on

By: Joseph Burgo l Home & Family > Special Education l Feb 07, 2012 lViews: 72 lComments: 0
Orla Kelly

How functional skills can be used to bring out the very best in your special needs child. Eventually every special needs child is going to grow up to be an adult. By equipping them with the necessary

By: Orla Kelly l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 06, 2012 lViews: 68 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Many parents are unaware that their child with a diagnosed emotional disability may qualify for special education services and accommodations. Read on to learn more about the qualification guidelines

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 09, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0
Orla Kelly

In this article I am going to tell you how to help your autistic child develop social skills. The reason I am going to tell you how to teach your child this is because with the right tools and

By: Orla Kelly l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 06, 2012 lViews: 64 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Active parent participation in IEP meetings is a critical component for developing effective and appropriate education programs for children with special needs. Many parents believe that they have to

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Jun 25, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0

An authors introduction to new books. Read the inspiration behind the series. Read the latest review from parents.

By: Carol Haldane l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 26, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0

Evaluating children via standard testing can be a difficult task. Special needs children who have ADD/ADHD, an undiagnosed learning disability, and/or intellectual disability, short attention span or

By: Julie F. Callicutt l Home & Family > Special Education l Jan 30, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Jamie R Dunkleberger

Being a parent in general is never easy. Having a child with special needs is even more challenging. This article discusses how to cope with being a parent to a child with Autism.

By: Jamie R Dunkleberger l Home & Family > Special Education l Jun 06, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Maggie Dail

To Label or Not to Label? Parents face this question as they seek the best way to help their children reach their full potential. Read more to find three important reasons to label and three not to

By: Maggie Dail l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 05, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Many people believe that IEPs and 504 Plans are different phases in the same process. They are not and they are based on two different federal laws. Children with medical diagnoses are often provided

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Mar 30, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
John Pagano

I'll be honest, the first time I heard the phrase "least restrictive environment," it put me off. As the parent of a child with special needs, that's saying something, because I've heard a lot of

By: John Pagano l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 07, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Accommodations are an important part of a child's Individualized Education Program. Read on to learn what they are and how they are used to help children with special needs achieve more success in

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Feb 09, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Parent involvement in their child's school benefits everyone. You do not have to spend hours volunteering to build rapport with your child's school. Read on to hear about three simple strategies for

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Feb 06, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Janet Alston Jackson

There is nothing more isolating than being a parent of a special-needs child. To prevent burn-out, it's helpful for parents and caretakers of these types of children to tune into their thoughts to

By: Janet Alston Jackson l Home & Family > Special Education l Jun 23, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

Families who have an Autistic child or children generally receive state funded in-home one on one therapeutic services until the age of three. The therapy of choice is called Applied Behavioral

By: Naomi Moskowitz l Home & Family > Special Education l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

It has been a long time since I have heard someone use the word retarded in reference to children with special needs. I found myself off guard and unable to address the situation. Read on to learn

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l May 29, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
Dr. Yannick Pauli

Some children do not overcome their ADHD symptoms right away. Prepare your child for middle school by being aware of these changes and challenges.

By: Dr. Yannick Pauli l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 13, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Many people are concerned about how educational services will be impacted by the potential changes in the official diagnosis of Autism. Read on to learn more about the proposed changes and their

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Jun 01, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
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Families who have an Autistic child or children generally receive state funded in-home one on one therapeutic services until the age of three. The therapy of choice is called Applied Behavioral

By: Naomi Moskowitz l Home & Family > Special Education l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0

While a great deal is now known about ADD and ADHD, short for Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, there are widespread misconceptions about the condition, what

By: John R. F. l Home & Family > Special Education l Feb 10, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Teaching language to children with autism and other developmental delays is critical to their development. This article explains some relatively easy ways parents can get started with teaching their

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Feb 14, 2012 lViews: 87 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Accommodations are an important part of a child's Individualized Education Program. Read on to learn what they are and how they are used to help children with special needs achieve more success in

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Feb 09, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Parent involvement in their child's school benefits everyone. You do not have to spend hours volunteering to build rapport with your child's school. Read on to hear about three simple strategies for

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Feb 06, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

The determination of whether a child has a specific learning disability (SLD) that requires a child to need an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is often a complex process. Read on to learn more

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 17, 2012 lViews: 43 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Many parents are unaware that their child with a diagnosed emotional disability may qualify for special education services and accommodations. Read on to learn more about the qualification guidelines

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 09, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Many people believe that IEPs and 504 Plans are different phases in the same process. They are not and they are based on two different federal laws. Children with medical diagnoses are often provided

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Mar 30, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Intellectual Disability is the new term for Mental Retardation. This term was officially changed at the federal level in 2010 when Rosa's Law was passed. Read on to learn more about Rosa's Law and

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Jun 29, 2012 lViews: 101 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Active parent participation in IEP meetings is a critical component for developing effective and appropriate education programs for children with special needs. Many parents believe that they have to

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Jun 25, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Many people are concerned about how educational services will be impacted by the potential changes in the official diagnosis of Autism. Read on to learn more about the proposed changes and their

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l Jun 01, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

It has been a long time since I have heard someone use the word retarded in reference to children with special needs. I found myself off guard and unable to address the situation. Read on to learn

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l May 29, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Special Education and No Child Left Behind (NCLB) are related in several ways. Due to the requirements established in the 2001 NCLB law the vast majority of special education students are required to

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l May 22, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Jennifer Fuller James

Response to Intervention is an excellent educational practice designed to meet the needs of a diverse population of learners. Unfortunately, some school districts have used response to intervention

By: Jennifer Fuller James l Home & Family > Special Education l May 07, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Dr. Yannick Pauli

When your child moves on from kindergarten and enters elementary school, he or she will be expected to do things differently. If your child has ADHD, however, he or she may experience the following

By: Dr. Yannick Pauli l Home & Family > Special Education l Feb 15, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Dr. Yannick Pauli

Children with ADHD have an abundance of creative ideas but they often have difficulty organizing them and putting them down on paper. Don't let these hurdles keep your child from accomplishing his or

By: Dr. Yannick Pauli l Home & Family > Special Education l Feb 03, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Dr. Yannick Pauli

Some children do not overcome their ADHD symptoms right away. Prepare your child for middle school by being aware of these changes and challenges.

By: Dr. Yannick Pauli l Home & Family > Special Education l Apr 13, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
Joseph Burgo

A reconsideration of Alan Sroufe's article in the New York Times about ADHD symptoms, as well as the rebuttals and reactions from Harold S. Koplewicz and Judth Warner. In an earlier article here on

By: Joseph Burgo l Home & Family > Special Education l Feb 07, 2012 lViews: 72 lComments: 0
Marguerite Clancy

If a child has been exposed to the same learning to read strategies as other children but has failed to learn to read, the child may have a learning difficulty. There are different kinds of learning

By: Marguerite Clancy l Home & Family > Special Education l Jan 26, 2012 lViews: 40 lComments: 0

Here is an article that covers the basics of what you should do before taking your child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder to school. This world of chaos would be enough to make anyone scream let

By: Robert E Clark l Home & Family > Special Education l Feb 01, 2012 lViews: 40 lComments: 0
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