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Articles in Preschoolers and Special Needs

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by Boston Parents Paper on March 31, 2021
Special Needs Schools in Greater Boston Massachusetts and New England
by Boston Parents Paper on March 31, 2021
In Boston, Massachusetts and throughout New England, there are many special schools that are dedicated to helping children with special needs succeed. Helping kids and young adults challenged with LD to succeed is what these schools are all about.... Read full article
by 2019 Family Favorites on July 7, 2020
Top 5 Special Needs Preschools in Greater Boston and Massachusetts in 2019
by 2019 Family Favorites on July 7, 2020
Here are the 2019 Top 5 Special Needs Preschools as voted for by parents in Greater Boston and throughout New England ... Read full article
by Ron Ferguson on April 15, 2020
by Ron Ferguson on April 15, 2020
Beginning before birth, then extending through the early elementary years, the human brain is in a condition called “developmental plasticity.” Feelings of emotional security and experiences of back-and-forth interactions with other people affect how... 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 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
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
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
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
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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