Attention – When should I be concerned and who do I contact? Most children develop appropriate levels of focused attention during their school years. But some children may continue to demonstrate difficulties keeping attention and focus. Wh..
When bullying a child with special needs goes off the playground and online Marcia Jones experienced first-hand the number one fear of all parents in America: cyberbullying. Her son, Jacob, was the victim of a schoolyard bullying incident that was videota..
Building Early Mathematics Skills Math is more than adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing numbers. Developing early math skills helps build critical thinking and problem solving skills for young children. Rest assured, there’s no need to hire..
This past week, common core state standards plan for US K-12 students in the areas of English and math was released. The new standards were written by teachers, experts and administrators in the field of education to help prepare students for college and ..
OPTION 1 You may choose to complete this description of your child and send it to the Child Study Team Contact Person before the Evaluation or Individualized Education Program meeting to provide a picture of your child which may be used in establishing yo..
Understanding Attention Spans of Young Children Attention problems in children, and their potential impact on learning, have been in the media spotlight for several years. As a result, many parents want to be alert to any early signs of attention span i..
‘No Problem Orchestra,’ an eight-member musical ensemble featuring musicians with special needs, will be playing at the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton on April 29, 2011. These Austrian musicians are diagnosed with Down sy..
Parents must be the primary managers and advocates of their child with special needs. Parents should familiarize themselves with the different forms of bullying that a child with special needs may experience: Manipulative bullying: This form of bullying o..
Special Education teachers Jennie Chien and Jennifer Martinez from Learning Links Preschool in Burlingame, California recommend that families preparing their toddler for the first day of preschool create a preschool preview book. “It’s a great way..
“For over 13 years, I have been a practicing attorney and advocate for families of children with special needs. There is not a week that goes by where I do not learn of a case of bullying directed toward a child with special needs.” – Attorney Bully..