A Parent's Guide to Doctors, Disabilities, and the Family
How do families choose a primary health care provider or pediatrician for their child? Specifically, how do families with a child who may have a disability and/or special health care need choose a doctor? How do families work with their pediatrician for the maximum benefit of their child, to locate... Alabama State Resources
State Agencies and Organizations United States Senators Honorable Jeff Sessions (R) 335 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 (202) 224-4124 (202) 224-3149 (Fax) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://sessions.senate.gov Honorable Richard C. Shelby (R) 110 Hart Senate... Children and Adolescents with Attention-deficit/Hyperactive Disorder
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, sometimes called ADHD, is a chronic condition and the most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder among children and adolescents. It affects between 3 and 5 percent of school-aged children in a 6-month period (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,... Kansas State Adoption Subsidy Profile
1. What specific factors or conditions does your State consider to determine that a child cannot be placed with adoptive parents without providing financial assistance? ("What is your State definition of special needs?") A child with special needs is defined as a child that has at...
Was It a Disservice to Homeschool My Adopted Daughter With FAS
July 23, 2008, 6:23 pm
Today I received the results of my teenage daughter’s achievement test from the public school. If you have been reading for the past few weeks then you already know about the IQ test results. If not, here is the link to read about my surprise at her new IQ despite having FAS. My daughter has... High Stakes Testing
February 8, 2008, 5:08 am
The parents and teachers at our school are definitely all a-flutter in anticipation of the annual state achievement testing mandated by No Child Left Behind. Because this is the virtual school’s first year of operation, the logistics of accommodating nearly 3000 students for testing across the... Free Resource - The Ultimate Guide to Special Needs Teaching: 100+ Resources and Links
June 26, 2008, 2:20 pm
Have you adopted a special needs child or children? Teaching methods that meet your child’s needs are difficult to find. This is true whether you choose to homeschool your child or utilize special education services through the public school system. You may spend hours formulating and working out...