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Anti-Bullying Protection for Students with Special Needs

This morning, I read an article in the Huffington Post about new legal guidance for the nation’s schools regarding anti-bullying protections for students with disabilities. The article mentioned something that I often address: “…instead of reporting it to the principal, the teacher tells the student that he needs to tune it out and focus on ‘getting his head in the game’. 197 more words

School Violence & Threat Assessment

Discrimination, Bullying & Isolation In A World of Inclusion @KilroysDelaware @ed_in_de @dwablog @ecpaige @ParentsofCSD @DeDeptofEd #netde #eduDE #edchat

This is going to be one of the hardest articles I’ve ever written. The reason for this is because it is deeply personal. I write about bullying and discrimination often on this blog, and I understand it all too well. 1,989 more words


Child Alliance Process Theory: A Qualitative Study of a Child Centred Therapeutic Alliance

Baylis, P., Collins, D., & Coleman, H. (2011). Child Alliance Process Theory: A Qualitative Study of a Child Centered Therapeutic Alliance. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal, 28(2), 79-95. 1,553 more words


A Day In the Life of an Off-Duty Service Dog

As college has become more accessible to more diverse populations through the years, students with disabilities have been increasingly able to receive an education. Many students have worked with their campus’s disability services departments to receive accommodations for themselves and the ways they get assistance; for example, some students require the help of a service dog. 55 more words

Parents of Special Needs Children in ALL 6 Priority Schools Need To Request An IEP Meeting In The Next 72 Hours @KilroysDelaware @ed_in_de @dwablog @DelawareBats @nannyfat @delaware online #netde #eduDE #

In approximately 72 hours, both Red Clay Consolidated and Christina school districts will have decided on Governor Jack Markell and Secretary of Education Mark Murphy’s Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the six priority schools in Delaware. 357 more words

Governor Markell

Give them the skills and time and they can succeed

I have a colleague in the National Speakers Association who has C4-5 quadriplegia. He has an active speaking career, traveling around the country on his own.  131 more words