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Articles About "Special Education"
Power Struggles, Meetings & Follow-up Letters
Parent: "We should be able to trust the system to do what's right for our kids." Pat: In theory, this sounds good. But when you are dealing with a child with disabilities, there will always be disagreements. You simply will not get agreement from the number of participants who are required to...
The Adoption and Safe Families Act - Foster Parent Notice and an Opportunity to be Heard
As a result of recent changes in federal law, foster parents, pre-adoptive parents and relatives who are caring for a child in foster care are entitled to notice and an opportunity to be heard at reviews and hearings regarding any child for whom they are caring. States have enacted statutes and... Parents Reimbursed Costs of Private School Tuition
On February 2, 1994, in Gerstmyer v. Howard County Public Schools, 850 F. Supp. 361, 20 IDELR 1327, (D. MD 1994), the Honorable J. Frederick Motz, Judge, United States District Court ordered Howard County to reimburse the Gerstmyers their costs for their son's private school education in a non... Kentucky State Resources
State Agencies and Organizations United States Senators Honorable Jim Bunning (R) 316 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 (202) 224-4343 (202) 228-1373 (Fax) E-mail: email@example.com Web: http://bunning.senate.gov Honorable Mitch McConnell (R) 361-A Russell Senate...
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"Special Education" in the Adoption Blogs
When the Game Changes
July 6, 2011, 10:21 am
As with many of you, I am busy, busy, busy. Summer is great but very fast-paced for our family. Sitting down at the computer is a luxury for me and to be able to blog, well that is simply amazing. I feel like I have neglected my blogging as of late because of the accident that I had in June. My... April is Austism Awareness Month
April 21, 2010, 8:13 am
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After my last post I started thinking about how sometimes children don't always end up the way we'd like. I think most, if not all, parents dream... FASD: The Failed Child
May 4, 2011, 9:28 am
I attended an IEP meeting with my daughter’s Special Education team recently. For over an hour, I listened to her teachers report on her progress. Most of the teachers were apologetic; even with tutoring and extra support, my girl is still just short of passing most of her classes. By academic...
"Special Education" in the Adoption Forums
March 19, 2013, 7:44 am
I wondered if anyone had any experience dealing with online schools and also in general dealing with middle school age kids from difficult backgrounds with behavior problems in a normal suburban school.
My cousin is in essentially kincare (her grandma still has guardianship). She’s 13 and in...
Specialized/ therapeutic foster parenting - Region 3
March 10, 2013, 11:03 am
My husband and I are just setting out on our foster parenting journey. We both have experience working with people with special needs (I am actually a special education teacher) and we feel that we would be able to really make a difference in some kids' lives by foster parenting. I'm sure I will...
Totally OT- Crazy Co-Workers
May 14, 2013, 5:09 pm
This is totally OT, but I would appreciate some advice. How do you deal with crazy co-workers?
I was administering the state test today to two special education students. In the middle of testing, an aide entered my room to put something on my table. This is a huge no-no. You simply do not enter a...
Stories About "Special Education"
I Have a Special Needs Child
A couple months before our daughter HJ came home, we unexpectedly received a notice from the agency in Korea asking us to sign a Class B Medical Waiver. Essentially, it's a document that asks parents...
"Special Education" on Adoption.com
Web Results for "Special Education"
What is Special Education?
What is Special Education? Here you will learn what special education is along with which laws govern special education.
Understanding Special Education: A Parent Guide
An educational website for parents of children with disabilities offering guidance on special education, learning disabilities, the IEP process and school success.
This site provides information about special education students, categories, law, practices, instruction, special strategies for delivery of instruction, recording data, evaluating student progress, writing required documents including Individual Education Plans, Evaluations Reports, etc ...