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Support for Parents of Special Needs Children
Parents of children with disabilities are often devastated when they learn that their children are not learning or functioning at the expected level. Parents are not alone in the journey caring for a child with special needs.
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Resources for Speech or Language Disorders
Speech and language disorders impact the ability to communicate. Ineffective communication can have the ability to isolate individuals socially and educationally. These implications can be avoided by providing interventions that are early and appropriate with supportive resources.
Quality of Life
The needs and desires met for an individual determines the quality of life. Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities can lead a quality life with proper supports, life skills and self-determination. The feelings of value, dignity and respect can be achieved by every individual.
School violence is on the rise. Unsuspecting students, faculty and staff report to school with hopes of having a good day. Instead they are sometimes met with the intent to injure or even kill by unhappy people. It can be prevented by teaching others how to manage difficult feelings.
Needs of Children
A positive home has a direct effect on the way children learn and thrive. A child that is taken care of well in the home environment will have a more prosperous childhood. Nutrition, love, and concern can make a huge difference in the life of a child receiving special education services.
Managing ADHD Issues
Children with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) can thrive in the school environment with proper structure. ADHD is a neurobiological disorder that has an effect on behavior, attention, and activity. Easy solutions can make ADHD manageable in the classroom.
Learning Made Easy with SLANT
Student with disabilities often have barriers that prevent them from excelling in the classroom. The SLANT is a strategy that teaches a new behavior by using positive body language. Developing the SLANT behavior will improve learning.
Identifying Speech and Language Impairments
Effective communication is needed to express thought, emotions, and feelings to others. The act of communication consists of delivering and receiving information. Speech and language disorders prevent effective communication between the sender and the receiver.
Effects of Favoritism
Favoritism can occur in the home or school without intention. The effects of favoritism can be detrimental for some, while needed for others. Children with special needs often need a lot of attention. The extra attention can seem unfair to other children in the home, as well as the classroom.
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