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Public or Private School?

My latest article has been published in Carolina Parent Magazine, Public or Private? Weigh the Options for Special Education Students.

One idea many parents have is that their exceptional child might do better in a private school. 121 more words


Test Papers and Peer Grading--Why This Practice Should Go Away

It is no secret that educational budget cuts have left classrooms overcrowded which ultimately results in teachers becoming overworked. They make every effort to cut corners and  find ways to carry out even the simplest of tasks. 590 more words


What exactly is ADD (Attention-Deficit Disorder)?

Caitlyn Isenberg

George Mason University

Attention-Deficit Disorder, also known as ADD or A.D.D., is one of the most common childhood hereditary brain disorders/learning disabilities that can continue on through adolescence and adulthood.   342 more words

3 Reasons to Add "Teachers' Notes" to the IEP and 3 Reasons It's a Mess

Students with “Copy of teachers’ notes” as an accommodation should take ‘note.’ I couldn’t resist that pun, but really, this is no laughing matter. If your student has this accommodation on the IEP, most likely by now, you’ve realized that it doesn’t work as smoothly as it should. 861 more words

Disability Awareness

Are You Saving Your Child's IEP Documents? Two Items Never to Toss Out

Parents have most likely figured out that schools could save a tree by conserving some of the paper they hand out at any given IEP meeting. 857 more words

Disability Awareness

August 7, 2015 Canvas Updates

Well here it is the end of the first week of August, and school is underway.  AND Canvas enrollment is underway.  Just wanted to take a few minutes and pass along some observations from this week. 655 more words


Does Minority Status Increase the Effect of Disability Status on Elementary Schoolchildren’s Academic Achievement?

The authors investigated whether children’s reading and mathematics growth trajectories from kindergarten to fifth grade inter-related, and to what extent disability and minority status interacted to predict their achievement trajectories. 124 more words