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Can a Multisensory Reading Program Help My Child Learn to Read

Is your child with Dyslexia struggling to learn to read despite receiving special education services? Have you heard that a multisensory reading program might be appropriate for your child? Do you ..
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Child Friendly Vaccination Schedule That May Decrease Your ..

Are you the parent of an infant that is concerned about the possible relationship between vaccines and autism? Do you have an older child with autism, but are now concerned about vaccines and how ..
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2 Autism Screening Tools That Every Parent Should Know About!

In 2007 the Center for Disease Control's Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM) found that 1 in 150 8 year olds in different parts of the country have an Autism Spectrum ..
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6 Parenting Tips on Special Education Law and Transportation

Are you the parent of a child with autism or a physical disability that needs transportation? Do you wonder what the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) states is the schools ..
(June 15, 2008)
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4 Important Areas of Transition For Your Child Receiving ..

Do you have a child with autism that is 16 years of age or above, receiving special education services? Do you worry about what will happen to your child, after they are no long eligible, for special .
(June 25, 2008)
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9 Items to Be Included in a Special Education Transition Plan

Do you have a child with autism or a learning disability that is 16 years or above, and still in high school? Do you worry about what will happen to your child when they graduate? The Individuals ..
(June 29, 2008)
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4 Parenting Tips to Help You Enforce Special Education Law

Do you have a child with a disability who is receiving special education services? Are you frustrated because it is hard to get needed educational services, for your child? Would you like a few ..
(July 05, 2008)
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5 Areas to Pursue When Your Child is Diagnosed With Autism

Do you have a young child who has recently been diagnosed with autism? Do you feel lost and don't know where to start? Then this article is for you! This article will discuss what 5 areas to ..
(July 09, 2008)
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6 Important Things to Know About Special Education Independent .

Are you the parent of a young child that you believe may have autism, but special education personnel disagree? Was your child recently tested, by school personnel and you disagree with the test ..
(July 17, 2008)
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Criteria For IEEs at Public Expense Can Special Education ..

Are you a parent who is interested in what criteria special education personnel can use for an Independent Educational Evaluation at Public Expense? Have you been denied an IEE at public expense, ..
(July 17, 2008)
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Knowing the ABCs of Behavior Can Benefit Your Child in Special .

Does your child with autism or another disability have difficulty with their behavior at school? Are you trying to figure out why your child is misbehaving at school? This article will introduce you ..
(July 26, 2008)
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5 Reasons Why Your Child Receiving Special Education May Be ..

Does your child with autism have increased behavioral difficulty at school? Do you sometimes wonder, why your child misbehaves at certain times of day at school, or while doing certain activities? To .
(July 26, 2008)
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7 Things You Can Do This Summer to Benefit Your Child ..

Are you glad that summer is finally here, and wondering what you can do to prepare for your child's next school year? Would you like to learn about a few things you can do in the summer time that ..
(June 01, 2008)
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Importance of Vocational Skills and How to Get Them For Your ..

Does your child have a moderate to severe disability? Are you concerned about your child with autism's life after school? Would you like your child to receive vocational services so that they may be ..
(May 29, 2008)
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What Is Due Process For Special Education - And What ..

Have you had a dispute with special education personnel, and wonder if a due process hearing will resolve it? Have you heard that parents have difficulty during due process, and should try to avoid ..
(May 27, 2008)
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Parenting Tips On Sensory Diet For Sensory Integration Disorder

Does your child with autism become sensitive to sounds, smells and is a picky eater? Does your child with another disability become hyperactive, when asked to sit for a long period of time? These are .
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Do I Have To Sign This Medical Release Form For Special ..

Have you been asked by special education personnel to sign a consent form for release of your child's medical records? Have you been told, that your child with autism or an emotional disorder cannot ..
(May 20, 2008)
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6 Ways To Overcome Anger At Special Education Personnel For ..

Are you the parent of a child with autism that has had major conflicts, with special education personnel? Has your school district developed an IEP for your child with a severe learning disability, ..
(May 20, 2008)
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Resolution Meeting For Due Process; Can It Help Me Resolve My ..

Have you tried to resolve your disagreements with special education personnel to no avail? Have you filed for a special education due process for your child with autism or a learning disability? ..
(May 18, 2008)
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Burden Of Proof In Special Education Due Process

Are you the parent of a child with autism that has struggled to get them an appropriate education? Have you considered filing for due process for your child with a learning disability? Have you ..
(May 18, 2008)
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Successfully Overcoming Special Education Deny Or Delay Tactics

Does your young child with autism need applied behavioral analysis (ABA) treatment? Are special education personnel delaying making a decision or totally denying needed educational services? This ..
(May 18, 2008)
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How Do I Know If My Child Has A Learning Disability?

Are you the parent of a child that is struggling with reading, writing, or math? Have you been told by special education personnel that your child does not need to be tested for a learning ..
(May 18, 2008)
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I Heard Of FERPA, But What Is It, And Does It Apply To Special .

Have you wondered what your child with Autism's school record contains? Would you like to look at your child with learning disabilities’ records, to see copies of school evaluations? This ..
(May 14, 2008)
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4 Benefits Your Child In Special Education Can Receive From ..

Do you wonder if your child's right to privacy in their educational records, has been violated? Would you like to learn how FERPA can help your child? This article will discuss the Family Educational .
(May 14, 2008)
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Special Education Acronyms - What Do All Those Letters Mean?

Do you sometimes wonder what some of the Acronyms in special education mean? Do the acronyms make your head spin? This article will discuss common special education acronyms and what they mean. This ..
(May 14, 2008)
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