Compelling Reasons to Invest in Maternal and Child Health.
Prevention More than 60 percent of private-sector pre-term births and low-birth-weight cases are preventable. 1 Twenty percent of American babies are born to women who received inadequate prenatal care. 2 More than $6 in neonatal intensive care costs could be saved for every $1 spent on...
What is Spina Bifida?
Spina Bifida means cleft spine, which is an incomplete closure in the spinal column. In general, the three types of spina bifida (from mild to severe) are: 1. Spina Bifida Occulta: There is an opening in one or more of the vertebrae (bones) of the spinal column without apparent damage to the... Oregon State Resources
State Agencies and Organizations United States Senators Honorable Gordon Smith (R) 404 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 (202) 224-3753 (202) 224-3997 (Fax) E-mail Web Form: http://gsmith.senate.gov/webform.htm Web: http://gsmith.senate.gov Honorable Ron Wyden (D) 516 Hart... Representing the Special Education Child: A Manual for the Attorney and Lay Advocate
Outline I. The Need to Know A. Personal impact B. Professional role II. Presenting the Problem A. Crisis! Emergency! B. Parent's response C. Attorney response III. Preparing for a Special Education Due Process Hearing A. Hazards of litigation B. Analyze issues C....
To The Principle Office We Go!
November 6, 2013, 5:27 pm
The past few weeks Iíve been noticing that my daughter has been coming home with very high grades in subjects that she struggled really hard with. My daughter struggles with anything that revolves around reading comprehension due to her disability. I noticed that she would come home with 100ís... IEP - Waiting For A Response
November 14, 2013, 12:07 pm
Itís now been a month since Iíve been trying to get some answers about my childís education. It started when my husband and I noticed that when my daughter came home she had little knowledge of what was being taught although her grades reflected differently. Then she would tell us that she would... IEP - The Meeting and Solution
October 9, 2013, 2:48 pm
Previously in a post I wrote about going to my daughterís school to have a meeting in regards to her IEP and the amount of homework that they are sending home for her. That meeting took place last week with her teacher and the special education teacher. My concerns were that my daughter who has...
Developing Your Child's IEP - Special Needs
Remedial and Special Education, 22(6), 359-373. Families and Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE). (2001). Planning your child's individualized education program (IEP): Some suggestions to consider. Minneapolis, MN: Author.