My ADHD Story and What You Can Do

Source: The Bender Bunch

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, known as ADHD is a behavioral condition that affects nearly 11% of our student population. These children are typically very impulsive, hyper, and struggle to pay attention and remain on task. 64 more words

Children With Special Needs

Volunteers 'Make A Difference' by donating baskets of hope to women in need

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois — Dozens of volunteers came together to assemble nearly 250 Baskets of Hope on Saturday morning, Oct. 22. The baskets included personal and household items like shampoo, toothbrushes and paper towels. 145 more words


Transition Planning Timeline

One of the goals of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is to include transition planning services for all special education students at age 16. Transition planning is mandated through IDEA 2004 which serves to help students begin the process of preparing for post-school activities including, postsecondary education, vocational education, integrated employment and adult services. 325 more words


Developmental Disability Acronyms You Should Know

Similar to special education, adult programs are full of acronyms that are used during meetings and in general conversation. Whether you are new to the field or a parent or caregiver with a child entering adult services, you will find this page useful as you navigate your way through adult services and programs. 1,015 more words

Family Resources

'Rising Up' Against Sexual Violence Luncheon Gives a Voice to Survivors

BETTENDORF, Iowa – Kelly McReynolds was raped at gun point and now shares her story of survival to help other victims and survivors of sexual violence. 318 more words