When the School Says No...How to Get the Yes!

Securing Special Education Services for Your Child
Author: Vaughn Lauer
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857006649
Category: Education
Page: 328
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When planning a child's Individualized Education Program (IEP), it is vital that parents and educators are involved in collaborative decision making. This book offers parents of children with autism and other disabilities a unique way of approaching and tackling the problems that can arise relating to the provision of special education services. Taking a structured, cooperative approach to IEPs, the easily applicable six question process enables parents to determine the needs of their child and obtain the services required by asking key questions during IEP meetings. Explaining the approach through real life scenarios and issues, this book demonstrates how to achieve effective collaboration with school personnel, ensuring the child receives the appropriate and necessary educational program and services. Providing a practical, structured approach to IEP planning for parents and offering insight into the parental perspective for educators, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone involved in IEP meetings.

Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child's Education


Author: Susan Wise Bauer
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393285979
Category: Education
Page: 256
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“If you read only one book on educating children, this should be the book.… With a warm, informative voice, Bauer gives you the knowledge that will help you flex the educational model to meet the needs of your child.” —San Francisco Book Review Our K–12 school system isn’t a good fit for all—or even most—students. It prioritizes a single way of understanding the world over all others, pushes children into a rigid set of grades with little regard for individual maturity, and slaps “disability” labels on differences in learning style. Caught in this system, far too many young learners end up discouraged. This informed, compassionate, and practical guidebook will show you how to take control of your child’s K–12 experience and negotiate the school system in a way that nurtures your child’s mind, emotions, and spirit. Understand why we have twelve grades, and why we match them to ages. Evaluate your child’s maturity, and determine how to use that knowledge to your advantage. Find out what subject areas we study in school, why they exist—and how to tinker with them. Discover what learning disabilities and intellectual giftedness are, how they can overlap, how to recognize them, and how those labels can help (or hinder) you. Work effectively with your child’s teachers, tutors, and coaches. Learn to teach important subjects yourself. Challenge accepted ideas about homework and standardized testing. Help your child develop a vision for the future. Reclaim your families’ priorities (including time for eating together, playing, imagining, traveling, and, yes, sleeping!). Plan for college—or apprenticeships. Consider out-of-the-box alternatives.

Take Charge of Treatment for Your Child with Asperger's (ASD)

Create a Personalized Guide to Success for Home, School, and the Community
Author: Cornelia Pelzer Elwood,D. Scott McLeod
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784502073
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 384
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Equipping you with the knowledge and tools to become an effective case manager for your child, this book provides straightforward, practical instructions to create a comprehensive guide to your child's unique ASD profile. The individualized guide will: - Provide information about your child's unique profile for anyone who needs it - Serve as a toolbox and teaching template for your child's teachers and support team, with effective strategies to use with him or her - Be an instruction booklet for your child, helping him or her to thrive at home, school and in the community - Act as a case management road map to help you support your child and collaborate with teachers and service providers. The book includes checklists and worksheets, which can also be accessed online, so that you can easily create a personalized guide for your child with autism aged 5-14.

Dyslexia Advocate!

How to Advocate for a Child with Dyslexia within the Public Education System
Author: Kelli Sandman-Hurley
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 178450274X
Category: Education
Page: 200
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This straightforward guide provides the essential information for parents and advocates to understand US law and get the right educational entitlements for a child with dyslexia. Using case studies and examples, this book demonstrates clearly how to apply the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to the unique requirements of a dyslexic child. It offers simple, intelligible help for parents on how to coordinate successfully with their child's school and achieve the right services and support for their dyslexic child; up to and beyond getting an effective Individual Education Plan (IEP). Dyslexia Advocate! is an invaluable tool for parents trying to negotiate a complex legal system in order to get the best outcome for their child. It is an essential guide for anyone who is considering acting as an advocate for a child with dyslexia.

Ketchup is My Favorite Vegetable

A Family Grows Up with Autism
Author: Liane Kupferberg Carter
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 178450209X
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 320
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How do you create an ordinary family life, while dealing with the extraordinary needs of an autistic child? Meet Mickey - charming, funny, compassionate, and autistic. In this unflinching portrait of family life, Liane Kupferberg Carter gives us a mother's insight into what really goes on in the two decades after diagnosis. From the double-blow of a subsequent epilepsy diagnosis, to bullying and Bar Mitzvahs, Mickey's struggles and triumphs along the road to adulthood are honestly detailed to show how one family learned to grow and thrive with autism.

Talking Book Topics


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School Management


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Galignani's Messenger

The Spirit of the English Journals. 1825,2
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Congressional Record

Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress
Author: United States. Congress
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Legislative Record of the ... Legislature of the State of Maine


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Category: Legislation
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Official Report of the Standing Committees

Session
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Legislative Record


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Parliamentary Debates

Standing committees : House of Commons official report
Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Great Britain
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Resources in Education


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Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1981: Dept. of Education, Office of Human Development Services, Health Care Financing Administration, Social Security Administration, Special Institution


Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: United States
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Press Summary - Illinois Information Service


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Physically handicapped children's education act of 1950

Hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Eighty-first Congress, second session, on S.3102, a bill to enable the States to make more adequate provision for special services required for the education of physically handicapped children of school age, and for other purposes. May 16, 17 and 18, 1950
Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Children with disabilities
Page: 148
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Physically Handicapped Children's Education Act of 1950

Hearings Before the United States Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, Subcommittee on Education of Physically Handicapped Children, Eighty-First Congress, Second Session, on May 16-18, 1950
Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Education of Physically Handicapped Children
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Children with disabilities
Page: 148
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Considers (81) S. 3102.

Physically Handicapped Children's Education Act of 1950, Hearings...on S. 3102


Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Labor and Public Welfare
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 148
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Hearings


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