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by Beth Dinelli, M.Ed. on April 15, 2020
Building a Strong Foundation for Reading Success in Young Children
by Beth Dinelli, M.Ed. on April 15, 2020
As an educator that specializes in teaching students with learning differences I am often asked by parents of young children, “How can I ensure that my child will be a successful reader and speller?” While a number of factors play a role in this... Read full article
by Lindsay Gardner, BSN, RN, CPN on April 15, 2020
by Lindsay Gardner, BSN, RN, CPN on April 15, 2020
March is National Poison Prevention Month, and this is a great reminder to familiarize yourself with Poison Control and safety interventions to help keep your loved ones safe.  The goal of this campaign is to raise awareness around the multiple diffe... Read full article
by Andres Almanza on April 15, 2020
Sports Safety & Injury Prevention
by Andres Almanza on April 15, 2020
Since school started in September, many children have been leaving their classrooms for fields, rinks and courts to practice for a sports team. Whether it’s soccer in the fall, hockey in the winter, or tennis in the spring, participating in sports is... Read full article
by Malia Jacobson on April 15, 2020
How to Safeguard Children with Special Needs from Bullying
by Malia Jacobson on April 15, 2020
When young Cody joined the peer inclusion preschool at his neighborhood public school, he fit in from the start. His class was a mix of neurotypical “peer mentors” and children with disabilities, including students like Cody with apraxia of speech, a... Read full article
by Nick Szymanis on April 15, 2020
Learn Debate Skills with Debate Camp's New Online Learning Resource
by Nick Szymanis on April 15, 2020
Debate Camp Online provides students with a welcome zone in which to learn and develop skills in parliamentary debate. ... Read full article
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
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
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
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
by 2019 Family Favorites on July 22, 2019
Top 5 Health and Special Needs Summer Camps in Greater Boston and Massachusetts in 2019
by 2019 Family Favorites on July 22, 2019
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
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