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Addressing Challenging Behavior and How it Relates to the IEP Process: A Reference Guide for Parents

by Dana Howell, Easterseals Massachusetts on

When you have a child with academic, social, or behavioral challenges, providing them with the correct supports can be an overwhelming and confusing process. How do you ensure that teachers and therapists effectively meet the needs of your child? For... Read full article

Understanding the Special Education Process and Feeling Positive About Support Received in a School

by Andrea Freeman and Tiffany Palenscar, Easterseals Massachusetts on

Each child learns differently, which may mean that additional support in school is needed in certain areas. If this is the case, your child’s teacher or a school administrator may discuss having your child evaluated for special education services wi... Read full article

Transition Assessments- What are they? Why are they beneficial?

by Lizzette Grattan, Easterseals Massachusetts on

Transition Assessments are most commonly performed when a child has an IEP (Individual Education Plan) or a 504 plan. By Federal law the transition age begins at 16 years old but in the state of Massachusetts it begins at 14 years old. When student... Read full article

Knowing When You Should Request a Third Party Evaluation

by Paul Medeiros, Easterseals Massachusetts on

During the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) creation process, it is not unusual for a parent to disagree with a recommendation from one or more of the school’s team members. If a compromise cannot be reached, there is a risk that this difference ... Read full article

Top 5 Summer Resorts for Families in Greater Boston and Massachusetts in 2019

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Summer Resorts for Families as voted for by parents in Greater Boston and throughout New England ... Read full article

Top 5 Winter Resorts for Families in Greater Boston and Massachusetts in 2019

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Winter Resorts for Families as voted for by parents in Greater Boston and throughout New England ... Read full article

Top 5 Child Care Referral and Support Agencies in Greater Boston and Massachusetts in 2019

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Child Care Referral and Support Agencies as voted for by parents in Greater Boston and throughout New England ... Read full article

Top 10 Child Care Facilities in Greater Boston and Massachusetts in 2019

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Here are the 2019 Top 10 Child Care Facilities as voted for by parents in Greater Boston and throughout New England... Read full article

Top 5 Health and Special Needs Summer Camps in Greater Boston and Massachusetts in 2019

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Health and Special Needs Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Greater Boston and throughout New England... Read full article

21 Tips & Tricks to Enjoying Your First Skating Experience

by FMC Ice Sports on

We hope that you’ve decided to come join us on the ice. To help your first experience go as well as possible, here are some helpful tips and a little bit about what to expect.... Read full article

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