Well, I am so very excited that September is on it's last day! I rarely write on Ruthfulness about topics that don't relate directly to education, access and advocating for autism and early intervention. But, we are one year in! Happy Anniversary to Ruthfulness. It has been a year since I started publicly sharing my … Continue reading Stressful September
IEP re-evaluation and eligibility determination my meeting was from 2:30 to 5pm! This time of year is key for parents of pre-k students or students getting ready for kindergarten. When a student is first eligible for services with the school they are most often labelled DD for developmentally delayed. This label drops by age … Continue reading the longest IEP meeting of my life!
Does the teacher complain about your special needs child's behavior? Stories and advice on what to do when problems arise at school. We have had our share of terrible stories about school and sadly everyone has a story or knows someone with a story. My son was pretty much non-verbal in preschool. This seemed to … Continue reading does the teacher complain about ..?
Part 1 of a never-ending story! Some of the ways that schools fail special needs children: communication, training, allowing good teachers to teach, involving parents, doing the right thing, honesty, paying professionals with special education what they are worth, testing, lack of outside time, class size, providing resources to help parents at home … Continue reading How schools fail special needs children