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IEP's and 504's and Substitute Teachers

Posted by Emily Jensen on May 18, 2016 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Parents of student's with special needs, are becoming more and more frustrated with the school system's because although IEP's and 504 plans are put into place, they don't always work.  One concern that more and more families are realizing is that when there is a substitute teacher in the classroom, the substitute does not know the children and the children don't know the substitute in most cases.  If a child has a diagnosis where change is difficult for them, this could be emotiona...

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Cerebral Palsy

Posted by Emily Jensen on May 5, 2016 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (0)


CerebralPalsyGuidance.com is a comprehensive informational website on cerebral palsy. Their mission is to provide quality cerebral palsy information and assistance to families in need. From information on cerebral palsy symptoms to financial assistance to daily living articles, CerebralPalsyGuidance.com covers all...

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Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Fight for Civil Rights through Compliance and Generosity By Monique Tatum Spokesperson for Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities ...

Posted by Emily Jensen on April 25, 2016 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities or AID.org, is an organization that was formed to help provide support and assistance for millions of individuals with disabilities. The charitable AID Foundation has been successfully providing resources to individuals through an online grant

program located at AID.org. Some of those impacted have received legal assistance, medical equipment like leg braces, electronic walking assistors, and wheelchairs, and some have even received help with...

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When You Disagree With What Your Family Thinks Is Best When It Comes To Your Life Choices

Posted by Emily Jensen on April 24, 2016 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Growing up with a medical diagnosis, is not easy for most people.  When you have family members who feel the need to add their two cents into the equation of what they think and feel is the best, that can make it even harder. In a lot of cases, where a person has a diagnosis, the biggest fear that the parents and doctors might have is that person wanting to have their own family one day.  There could be many risks involved depending on the diagnosis.  The doctors might meet wit...

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How to Encourage Your Special Needs Child To Suceed Instead of Holding Them Back

Posted by Emily Jensen on February 29, 2016 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (0)

When a person has a diagnosis of one kind or another, chances are they face discrimination of one kind or another on a daily basis from strangers who do not know or understand their situation personally.  What is even more upsetting, is when their own family does not support and encourage them to be the best that they can be.  Some parents of special needs people might be extra overly protective to make sure that their child, even if they are legal...

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