5 Strategies to Guide You Through Your Next IEP Meeting

5 Strategies to Guide You Through Your Next IEP Meeting

Prior to your child’s IEP meeting, sit down with the one that you created with your Child Study Team last year and review it. Hand-deliver your letter of disagreement within 1-2 days after your IEP meeting to the Director of Special Services or your Case Manager and ask for the letter to be date stamped.

9 ways to support your child with ADHD without singling them out

9 ways to support your child with ADHD without singling them out

Collaborative problem solving helps students with ADHD develop greater self-awareness and improves their planning and problem-solving skills, which over time strengthens their self-regulation capacity.” But there are also other ways that parents and education professionals can support these children in the classroom without singling them out, as follows: 1.

If Grieving Parents Can’t “Move On,” Are They Doomed?

If Grieving Parents Can’t “Move On,” Are They Doomed?

The explored how modern medicine and our snap-out-of-it culture makes us think that grieving parents would suffer less if they “moved on” after their baby dies.

The Transformational Power of Love

The Transformational Power of Love

But since there isn’t, let’s take advantage of a day that focuses on love to think about supporting young people to rise to their potential, even and especially if they’ve endured challenging lives.

Parents, stop trying to fast-forward your child's development

Parents, stop trying to fast-forward your child's development

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Parents, stop trying to fast-forward your child's development We make up deadlines by which we expect our kids to master skills because it will make our lives easier.

Cultivating Resilience: Parenting Tough Kids Isn't Easy

Cultivating Resilience: Parenting Tough Kids Isn't Easy

Beyond the daily challenges of managing their mood and behavior and your understandable concerns about your child, you are dealing with something really hard and a part of parenting that’s likely not what you expected. 1. Take stock of the impact: Parenting an anxious child is HARD.

What Goes Into the Development of Greatness?

What Goes Into the Development of Greatness?

The importance of looking at talent within domains; providing the right resources both within and outside of school; the importance of the family, especially in the earliest years; the right teachers and mentors at particular stages on the developmental trajectory in a domain; and a community of learners are still key factors in the advancement of high performance.

Jenni 'JWoww' Farley shares touching home video of son Greyson's progress

Jenni 'JWoww' Farley shares touching home video of son Greyson's progress

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Jenni 'JWoww' Farley shares touching home video of son Greyson's progress Last month, Jenni "JWoww" Farley shared that her 2-year-old son had been diagnosed with autism and was beginning speech therapy.

After failing to convince my 2.5 year old to use the potty we finally decided to ditch the pullups : daddit

After failing to convince my 2.5 year old to use the potty we finally decided to ditch the pullups : daddit

Day 0: Lots of puddles! When his mama took him out to her friends house she put him in a diaper just in case. Undies!" He asked to go potty several times while at her friends house and came home with a dry diaper!

Why Is This Game So Addictive?

Why Is This Game So Addictive?

Once the player is interested, the game becomes increasingly difficult, but it offers ways to augment play by paying a few dollars for extra chances to try a level or by removing barriers from the game’s mechanics.

Have We Been Getting Schizophrenia Wrong?

Have We Been Getting Schizophrenia Wrong?

As recounted by psychologist and researcher Patrick Corrigan in The Stigma Effect, a longitudinal study he and others conducted found that schizophrenia operates by a rough rule of thirds: Around one-third of people with the diagnosis seem to recover after receiving intensive short-term care.

How to encourage your toddler to stand safely

How to encourage your toddler to stand safely

Once your baby has found her feet and is feeling more confident about standing without help from you, encourage her to do it more often! Are you excited your baby is standing on her own two feet, or is this all moving too fast for you?!