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April 3, 2018

Extended School Year

ESY, Regression, and Responding to “Misinformation” from School Administrators by Sue Whitney, Research Editor, Wrightslaw The school told me that the state regulations mandate that a […]
April 3, 2018

Progress vs. Meaningful Progress:

Progress vs. Meaningful Progress: Why Knowing the Difference Makes All the Difference April 05, 2016 Your child (we’ll call him Dylan) has special needs. For example, […]
March 27, 2018

The Terminology Game

The Terminology Game – from School Kids Lawyer Posted on 03/22/2018 by Wrightslaw Without a doubt, if you have a child with an IEP under IDEA, […]
March 25, 2018

Special Education Parent Information

Special Education Parent Information Special Education/IDEA | Section 504/ADA | Massachusetts Organizations/Resources | National Organizations/Resources Special Education/IDEA Access for All Created by the Office of Digital Learning at the Department of Elementary and Secondary […]
March 25, 2018

Using a Special Education Advocate: Is it something you should do?

Using a Special Education Advocate: Is it something you should do? Have you heard the phrase free appropriate public education (FAPE)? You probably have if you […]
March 25, 2018

Ten Reasons Why You Should Have an Advocate For Your Child with Special Needs

Ten Reasons Why You Should Have an Advocate For Your Child with Special Needs Parents of a child with special needs will do anything they can […]
March 24, 2018

FAPE: IF SCHOOL CAN’T PROVIDE APPROPRIATE PROGRAM, DO THEY HAVE TO PAY FOR PRIVATE PLACEMENT?

FAPE: IF SCHOOL CAN’T PROVIDE APPROPRIATE PROGRAM, DO THEY HAVE TO PAY FOR PRIVATE PLACEMENT? Laura:  I have a child that has been diagnosed with Aspergers […]
March 19, 2018

FAPE after Supreme Court Decision

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WASHINGTON, DC 20202 FAPE after Supreme Court Decision Questions and Answers (Q&A) on U. S. Supreme Court Case Decision Endrew F. v. […]
March 18, 2018

What is Nonverbal Learning Disability (Disorder)

What is Nonverbal Learning Disability (Disorder) By Maureen Brown, M.S. I was in a Team meeting once and the team chair said “I was surprised that […]
March 18, 2018

Testing and Evaluation

Testing and Evaluation https://dyslexiaida.org/testing-and-evaluation/ For a downloadable PDF, click here. When a child is struggling to read, someone will probably suggest that he or she be […]
March 17, 2018

Transition planning for students with IEPs

Learn how this part of the IEP allows a teen in special education to outline goals that will help him achieve his post-high school plans. by: Kristin […]
March 17, 2018

Meet Maureen Brown of Advocacy for Special Kids

Meet Maureen Brown of Advocacy for Special Kids in Braintree BostonVoyager Staff Today we’d like to introduce you to Maureen Brown. So, before we jump into […]