A network to share best practices for children with special needs
“Nothing is so unequal as the equal treatment of unequals”. I love this quote by Thomas Jefferson! It is especially appropriate when referring to accommodations for students with a learning disability. The quality of support children receive in school is crucial to their academic success. Collaboration between general and special educators is the key to guaranteeing all children receive a free and…Continue
As I am putting up the tree and getting out all of the ornaments and decorations, I get into a nostalgic mood. You see, all of my children are grown and two of the three have children of their own. They are starting their own family traditions, just as we did years ago. As I place each ornament on the tree, it brings…Continue
I cannot believe that it is time to think about toys for the Holidays. There are so many toys that are available for children today; it is overwhelming. Of course, if your children are like mine were, they want them ALL! The list changes from day to day! Whew! It wears me out just thinking about it. What are the best toys for the Holidays?
All of us will agree that sometimes it is easier for you, the adult, to take over and do it for your child instead of allowing him/her to work things out in his/her own manner, in his/her own time. For your child’s sake, RESIST THE URGE! Maslowe studied how Blackfoot Indians were taught autonomy and responsibility.…Continue