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Can't Keep My Hands to Myself!

Have you ever heard of trichotillomania or hair pulling disorder? While it isn’t a rare mental illness (apparently over 1% of Americans live with this disorder), most people aren’t aware of it or other body-focused repetitive behaviours.

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What to expect from Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch

This article was originally posted on The Progressive last week.

Gorsuch’s Record Reveals Ruthless and Cruel Decisions

by Dora Taylor

Many people know about Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s role in the… 1,011 more words

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Amazing Student Progress

For us, this doesn’t seem like much, but to this student it’s amazing progress! At the beginning of this year, this student could not cut on a line OR do it by herself. 34 more words

Commentary: Recent Supreme Court Ruling Is a Victory for Students with Disabilities

A few weeks ago, the Supreme Court made an important decision regarding the rights of students with disabilities in the United States. The ruling in the Endrew F. 379 more words

Kid To Kid: 5 Considerations For Teaching Peer Communication

One of the most important skills we have is communicating effectively with our peers.  This is the pathway to friendship. It is the means by which we thrive (or survive!) at social gatherings.   639 more words

Plan Ahead for School Transitions

This is the time of year when one school year winds down and we start thinking about the next year. Perhaps you have a child who will simply be moving from one grade to another in the same school.  360 more words

Supreme Court case ruling today changes the "general standard" of educating students with exceptionalities in American public schools.

  • Today’s court ruling by the Supreme Court has significant changes in the education of students with disabilities in American Public School.
  • School districts in America, can no longer offer  “the ‘merely more than de minimis’ test applied by the 10th Circuit.”
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