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Language-Based Learning Disabilities
Language-based learning disabilities interfere with age-appropriate reading, spelling, and/or writing. This disorder does not impair intelligence; in fact, most people diagnosed with learning disabilities possess average to superior intelligence. Learning disabilities are caused by a difference in... Developing Your Child's IEP
Introduction Being a parent is the most wonderful-and hardest-job in the world. If you have a child with special needs, your job is no less wonderful, but it can be more complicated. Your child's education is most likely an area of great interest to you. As a child with a disability, he or she... Adoption Subsidy - Negotiating and Renegotiating Your Child's Contract
What is it, and does my child qualify? Questions: What is an adoption subsidy? Do internationally adopted children qualify? Does my child qualify? Why do I have to "negotiate" a subsidy contract? When is a contract first negotiated? What do I need to negotiate a subsidy contract? How... Meningitis Infection
What is meningitis? Meningitis is an infection of the fluid of a person's spinal cord and the fluid that surrounds the brain. People sometimes refer to it as spinal meningitis. Meningitis is usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Knowing whether meningitis is caused by a virus or...
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...