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What is a reasonable accommodation?

In order to make sure that all children have a chance to get a terrific education, schools are expected to make reasonable accommodations when possible. Children with disabilities need to have the same access to education as anyone else. If a teacher or a school...

A dislike for reading could indicate a disability

You try to get your child to read books more often, or you simply try to read with them, but they endlessly complain and tell you that they don’t like it. You wonder if the child simply wants to be doing something else -- like watching TV -- or if things go a bit...

What limits exist in special education?

No matter the unique qualities, gifts and talents your child possesses, parenting is challenging. For parents of children with special needs, questions related to safety, inclusion and abilities are often more pronounced. Special education laws require school...

FAQs about special education services right now

Parents all over the country are currently trying to navigate the unique challenges associated with distance learning. For many parents, attempting to school their children at home is uncharted territory, and the prospect raises countless questions. However, the...

A focus on ability can improve outcomes

As a parent of a child who has special needs, you have probably received countless sympathetic looks from bystanders. Those who lack experience interacting with people with disabilities often think about everything a person “cannot” do. However, despite your child’s...

Education and the autism spectrum

Every parent worries about their children. You want the best for your kids, so you love, protect and guide them as they explore the world in which they live. Children often do not know how to express themselves or handle their emotions, so you might consider their...