Last week, our blog addressed the IPRC (Identification, Placement, and Review Committee) so it seems only fitting that we address the IEP (Individual Education Plan). This is an important annual meeting that will address your child’s performance in the classroom with respect to goals, as well as review supports and services to see if they are effective in providing your child with what they need. New goals will also be set. For a better understanding … Continue reading IEP Meetings – How to Get the Most From Them
The decision to tell your child that they have a learning disability can be an anxiety-ridden one. What will this do to their self-esteem? Will this destroy their self-confidence? How do we tell them so that they know they are not alone and there is support out there for them? Marcia Brown Rubinstien, MA, CEP has written Educating Your Child About LD on Smartkidswithld.org . It shares great tips on telling your child about their … Continue reading Educating Your Child About Their Learning Disability
Since we are still fresh into a new year, it seems like a great time to go back to the basics and examine what a learning disability is and the signs and symptoms that different learning disabilities can display. The article “Learning Disabilities and Disorders” from Helpguide.org, shares helpful and precise information about learning disabilities and the problems they can cause. They also share some terrific tips on support, how you can help and where … Continue reading Back to Basics- What is a Learning Disability?