Molly Matava

When parents of special needs students are searching for the best support services available to their child, the most common question they ask me is about the difference between a 504 Plan and an IEP. While both offer protections to people with disabilities, they are quite different in their eligibility, scope, and services and supports. [...]


Recently I visited my doctor due to a sore hip. She examined me, asked me why I chose to discover kickboxing at this stage in my life and, in the end, she recommended I receive physical therapy. My insurance company paid for the sessions and eventually I felt better. Seemed like a pretty smooth process. [...]


Has your child been the victim of a school bully? It’s a topic garnering tons of news coverage these days, and a great concern for every parent. This week the motion picture Bully, opens in theaters, and it’s already opening up a nationwide conversation. If bullying is destructive for kids who are typically developing, imagine [...]