- How the School Based Support Team Works
SBST (School Based Support Team) should be the first line of defense for a special education student; this article explores the basic concept, including strengths and weaknesses.
- How Diet Can Help ADHD Children Improve School Performance
Proper diet and nutrition are key factors in minimizing the effects of ADHD on children's school performance. Knowing what, and what not, to feed children with an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is the difference between success and failure.
- Parent Tips and Guide for Special Needs Children
Feeling stressed about being a parent of a special needs child? Here are some helpful tips for parents of special needs kids to help you cope better and understand your child.
- Early Intervention: Objectives and Services
The main objective of early intervention services is to provide assistance to children with disabilities or developmental delays. The target group is children aged birth to three. Learn more about this concept here.
- Parenting a Child With Down Syndrome: Care, Discipline & Special Considerations
According to the National Down Syndrome Society, Down syndrome occurs in one of every 733 live births. Learn your likelihood of having a baby born with Down syndrome, as well as some of the issues faced when raising a child with special needs.
- Sports Activities for the Disabled
The need for more sports opportunities for the disabled is apparent nationwide, but there's great news out there! This article discusses both the barriers and challenges, as well as new options and ideas on implementing exciting sports activities in the community, at home and at school.
- Early Intervention Tools for Special Education Children
Providing early intervention in teaching special children enables therapists and educators to identify developmental delays and provide treatment and parent support. Every state provides early interventions services that include evaluation and therapies for children between 0-3 years of age.
- Does Your Child Qualify for a 504 Plan?
Section 504 is something that all of us have heard about. Learn what the term really means and who is eligible for protection with a 504 plan.
- How to Request an Assistive Technology Evaluation
Be your child's advocate! The article includes an example letter requesting assistive technology evaluation services. The letter is written by a parent in context to a child’s disability regarding his writing expression and skill. To develop this, various assistive technologies are available.
- Extracurricular Activities for Children with Asperger's Syndrome
Children who have Asperger's syndrome need to have sufficient opportunities to develop their social skills. Extracurricular activities such as clubs, sports, and special classes provide ways that these children can practice interacting with peers, resolving conflicts, and developing friendships.
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