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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...

What if my gifted child has a disability?

With an individualized education plan (IEP), a student with an intellectual, cognitive or behavioral disability receives an education made for his or her special needs. Sometimes the IEP has the student in the classroom with other students. Sometimes it takes the...

Should your child have an IEP?

All children have a right to education. You want your child to learn necessary life skills, become familiar with social interaction and hopefully enjoy learning. Depending on your child's needs, he or she may qualify for an Individualized Education Program (IEP). You...

Study rejects claims over Rapid Prompting Method for autism

A new study finds no basis for the controversial Rapid Prompting Method (RPM) that some claim helps autistic people communicate. Proponents say RPM aids communication with autistic people or others with special needs through pointing, typing or writing. Critics say it...

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Should children in special needs programs be taught separately?

Some parents don’t know if they should put their child into a special education program because they’re worried it may separate their child socially. If you’re noticing disability symptoms in your child, you should consider whether special needs education might help....

Does my child have dyslexia?

Reading is an essential skill for navigating life. At this point, you probably don’t think about how often you use reading. Your child is beginning to understand this now that they’re getting further into their education. Yet, not every child learns to read at the...