Organizations working with individuals with special needs usually focus on implementing the least intrusive interventions within the least restrictive environments possible. However, at times, those terms seem to be buzz words instead of...More
Transitioning 2 Life Skills – From HS to Adult
Meet Transition Mandates with Transition 2 Life What happens when your child graduates from high school with a diploma but no functional skills to live as an adult?More
4 Tips To Improve Reading Skills Even If You Have Dyslexia (Part 1)
Dyslexia is a brain-based type of learning disability that specifically impairs a person’s ability to read. Those with dyslexia typically read at lower levels that expected, despite normal intelligence. Common characteristics of those with...More
Why Do Kids Have Trouble Spelling?
Reasons Learning Spelling is Hard There are several reasons for kids to have trouble with spelling. The main reason kids have problems with spelling is that most spelling books teach over 30 spelling rules. Expecting kids to memorize 30...More
‘Speechless’ Series Focuses on Special Needs
When the ABC sitcom Speechless premiers September 21, 2016, viewers will see a different kind of sitcom family. Minnie Driver plays Maya, the mother of three kids, one of which is a special needs child confined to a wheelchair and unable to...More
Improve Memory Skills Easily
So many of our kids struggle with learning because they have poor memory skills, either auditory or visual memory skills. Their comprehension suffers. Their factual knowledge base suffers. One of the keys to improving skills is to improve your...More
How to raise successful, happy children going through behavioral and emotional challenges!
When I found out about this event I knew I had to share it with my community! I knew you would want to see this. Parenting is not a one-size fits all thing. What works for your friends may not work for you. What works for one child may not be as...More
Top 5 Ways to Make Back to School Time Easy + Best Special Needs Programs
Back to school time is right around the corner. Some children will be heading back to school as early as August 12th; others won’t start back until after Labor Day. With this in mind, this is the perfect time to start thinking about the...More
Go to Pro Answering Your Questions: Do All Autistic Learners Require Special Needs Assistance?
Please can you tell me if all autistic learners require special needs To begin with, let me give you a few common charasteristics of those in the autism spectrum. Then I’ll answer your question.Autism Spectrum Symptoms or “Red...More
Go to Pro Answering Your Questions: Where do I find a list of good books my kids can read this summer?
A Parent’s Question…Where do I find a list of good books my kids can read this summer? What a wonderful question! As a parent I’m sure you know that all books are not created equal, so you do want to know which books will be the really good ones...More
Go to Pro Answering Your Questions: How Do You Know if Your Child Has ADHD?
A Parent’s Question… How do you know if your child has ADHD, or if they’re struggling due to an environmental situation, or when they’ll need professional help?More
Go to Pro Answering Your Questions: 504 Plans and Transportation
A Parent’s Question…I wanted to know if my child under the section 504 can my child can get school bus transportation to school and home. I need to know as soon as possible. Photo License Some rights reserved by ThoseGuys119More
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Autism Spectrum: Improving Expressive Communication and Comprehension Skills
All students need to learn to express themselves in one form or another whether you have dyslexia, a learning disability, or in the autism spectrum. When language is difficult, it can be frustrating trying to get a verbal response. One tried and...More