autism

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 [...]

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Goals are arguably the most important part of an IEP (Individualized Education Program). Yet during an IEP meeting, the most contentious discussions often center around services. I’ve had many parents ask me, how do I get this service or how can I get more sessions of that? My reply is, “Show me your goals.” Goals [...]

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When my daughter was diagnosed with Autism, I realized quickly that I had a lot to learn. Not only did I need to get smart about her disability and the therapies available to her, I also needed to become familiar with the laws that exist to protect her right to an education and to be [...]

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