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Accommodations. Techniques and materials that allow individuals with LD to complete school or work tasks with greater ease and effectiveness. Examples include spellcheckers, tape recorders, and expanded time for completing assignments. Assistive Technology. Equipment that enhances the ability of... Ours, Ours, and Ours
I can hardly believe three years have passed since our trip to Poland to adopt our two sons, Daniel and Michael. My husband and I began our process of adoption two years before, when we decided to give our daughter, Sara, the wonderful experience of having siblings. After much research and... How Particular Disabilities Affect Sexuality and Sexuality Education
HOW PARTICULAR DISABILITIES AFFECT SEXUALITY AND SEXUALITY EDUCATION As has been said, the development of sexuality takes place in all youngsters. Consequently, whether your child has a sensory, orthopedic, mental, emotional, or learning disability, he or she has a genuine need for accurate... The Light at the End of the Tunnel
In the fall of 1987, our long-awaited phone call came: after four endless years of waiting, Durham Region Children's Aid came through for us. Our seven-year-old daughter Stephanie, born with Spina Bifida, was going to have a new brother and sister. Exciting? That doesn't begin to describe it. We...
Once Your Child Starts School Does it Matter How the LD Began
July 27, 2008, 4:57 pm
There are special clinics that a parent can take an adopted or foster child to for a Fetal Alcohol evaluation . It takes at least all day and sometimes more than one day for a complete evaluation. This very thorough investigation may include brain images as well as physical and developmental... Public High School for Learning Disabled Daughter or Homeschool
July 7, 2008, 6:26 pm
Our daughter just finished the eighth grade, well sort of; she is making up three classes over summer school. She has been attending homeschool for the past four years. We didn’t feel that she was challenged enough in special education. That was part of our decision to homeschool our learning... Adopted Daughter’s IQ Score Continues to Increase Despite FAS
July 8, 2008, 9:22 pm
Our daughter came to live with us just weeks before her fourth birthday. After nine months of doctors’ appointments and evaluations, her previous foster family finally called it quits. They did not feel competent to deal with her special needs nor a mentally retarded child. They adopted her two...