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Sign the petition!   Demand Funding For Delaware K-3 Basic Special Education Students

Please send the petition in support of special education!

The Delaware Special Education nightmare has gone on long enough. Years ago, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed a bill to give extra funding for special education students. 36 more words

When things just aren't fair...

I work in education during “normal people hours”, and when I can’t sleep at night, I write. When I started this blog, I had no intention of writing about my professional experiences, but obviously, I can’t help it! 1,231 more words


Ask Them to Put It In Writing

Our local chapter of the Autism Society has a regular monthly “Friends and Fun” party at the rec center of a local church where kiddos on the spectrum and their siblings can come and celebrate their birthdays with other kiddos in a non-judgmental setting. 432 more words

Special Needs Parenting

Presumption of Competence

Hands down, the biggest lesson I have learned since moving my son to another school, another school district, another state has been that one should never presume competence with anyone who deals with your child… 357 more words

Special Needs Parenting

40th Anniversary of IDEA

The 40th anniversary of IDEA came and went in November and I didn’t even notice.  HERE is an article from Ed Week that summarizes the history and talks about the challenges of today. 109 more words

Excerpts from Chapter 2 of The Flawed IDEA

What follows are two excerpts from a book I’ve written about special education law. The working title is The Flawed IDEA: A Rational Examination of Special Education Law… 784 more words