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- Respect your child’s natural rhythm. Some children come home from school and need to engage in physical activity or have a snack. Others do best getting to work right away Read the rest of this entry »
THE JOURNEY OF SPECIAL NEEDS PARENTS: How Your Child’s Disability Can Make Your Family Stronger
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THE JOURNEY OF SPECIAL NEEDS PARENTS: How Your Child’s Disability Can Make Your Family Stronger prepares parents for the practical and emotional challenges they confront. This book dispels the myth that raising a special needs child necessarily distresses families and provides a roadmap for managing and potentially even growing from these challenges.
A Mom Talks with the Director of Special Education
A satirical and slightly sarcastic look at a typical conversation between the parent of a child with special needs and an official from the school district who isn't quite getting it.
Josh Won! Compensatory Services and an IEP
Josh is a seventeen year old with Tourette Syndrome, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and learning disabilities. The school district refused to provide an IEP or a 504 plan. Josh and his family used reports, evaluations, observations, research reports, and independent experts from the private sector as proof and evidence when they filed a due process complaint against the school.
They prevailed! Josh Won Compensatory Education and an IEP. Read about his story:
Read his Due Process Complaint Letter: http://www.fetaweb.com/success/koch.dp.letter.pdf
Read The Hearing Officer’s Decision: http://www.fetaweb.com/success/koch.dp.hearing.dec.pdf
Victory! A Successful Appeal: