Being ready for kindergarten means that your child is able to attend to and learn the information being presented in the academic setting and is emotionally able to interact appropriately with her teacher and fellow students. What are some of the skills e..
Even though your child may still be in early intervention, it is never too early to get yourself prepared for beginning to work with your school district. We recommend that when your child turns 2.5 years old, you begin initiating the process. Each stat..
In an effort to help families with children who will be turning three years old navigate the transition to preschool process, we have provided a timeline of major milestones and events to help you with your planning. Your service coordinator and early int..
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..
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..
If your child does not qualify for preschool services from your school district’s special education program, there is still hope. It may take more time in researching the community options available but the time and energy you put into it is a worthwhil..
Feda Almaliti, a parent of a child with autism, struggled for over two years for coverage by her insurance carrier of an expensive yet necessary form of therapy called Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). It wasn’t until recently, that she became aware ..
El espacio es un factor clave para determinar el ambiente escolar apropiado para su niño. Pero el personal de enseñanza es el factor más importante para determinar el ambiente “correcto.” Esta lista de verificación le servirá de guía cua..
Your child may be eligible for Designated Instruction Services (DIS), also known as related services. These support services help a child benefit from his special education program. They also help him make progress in the general curriculum. Eligibility i..