Dear Parent: This is the letter that I wish I could write. This fight we are in right now. I need it. I need this fight. I can’t tell you this because I don’t have the language for it and it wouldn’t make sense anyway.
Professor Jo Boaler says students most effectively learn "math facts" working on problems they enjoy, rather than through exercises and drills they fear. Timed testing and blind memorization damage children's experience of math, she says.
Knowing your legal assistive technology rights is only part of the effort. You must also use this information to educate the IEP team about their roles and responsibilities. The chart below illustrates some ways an advocate can redirect comments that may take the assistive technology consideration process off-track.
In this pop-up you will learn that he IEP must include a plan to meet ALL your child’s unique needs and tell you exactly what the school will do to address these needs. Learn about Present Levels, Goals and Services, and Accommodations.
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Tina Marie DeLong's insight:
Good Morning Dyslexia Community! Our wonderful and amazing Jenifer Kasten has been nominated as a "Mom Making a Difference". If she wins, Decoding Dyslexia will get a lot of publicity in this local magazine called MASK.(Mothers of School Age Kids) Please help us support her by pushing it out to your networks. It just takes a second to vote. One vote per day, per email. READY? GO!!
Pennsylvania Superior Court Holds That Most Insurers Must Pay for Autism Services in School by Dennis McAndrews, Esq. Founder and Managing Partner at McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. In a long awaited ruling, Burke v.
CALLING ALL PARENTS, ATTORNEYS, ADVOCATES AND EDUCATORS! Join us for Dyslexia and Other Learning Disabilities
Addressing issues facing children with learning disabilities Special Education Seminar
Points of Discussion:
1) What is dyslexia, getting evaluated 2) Reading Programs—what is OrtonGillingham
3) Good IEPs and Services
Find out your child’s rights in this Special Education Seminar
Join presenters: SONJA KERR and KATHLEEN CARLSEN (Children’s Dyslexia Center of Philadelphia)
REGISTER: www.pilcop.org/sped-seminars-1415 TICKETS: “Pay What You Can” tickets (always available) Attorneys $200 General Public $100 Webinar $50 (and pay what you can) QUESTIONS: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 267.546.1316
In General the term Related Service means services designed to enable a child with a disability to receive a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) as described in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) as may be required to assist a child with...
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Tina Marie DeLong's insight:
Lisa spoke about systems advocacy and how to get started. Many suggested that they still needed a bit of hand holding and suggestions on what to do. Hey, ask and you shall receive! Lisa may play with this post a bit and tweak it to get it to be consistent, but here is her first attempt. She thought it may be easiest to break it down into state, local and federal issues.
This is a challenge and a call to action. You don’t have to do all the items, please try to do at least one or two. We have to make our voices heard!
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