February 21 2009 Special Education Newsletter
Identifying the Need For Special Education: Basing a child's eligibility for special education services solely on grades not only misses the mark, but also violates the law.
Learned Helplessness: Is your child feeling hopeless because of their failure to succeed in school? If so, he may be at risk for learned helplessness, which can be a much larger problem
I also want to highly recommend the following book for every parent who has a child with an IEP. This has been a great resource for me in my own journey with special education that I refer to frequently for information on all types of special education and IEP issuesIt has great information, tips, and sample forms and letters.
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Please, pass this message along to family and friends who are traveling down the path of special education, because the more we know, the better we are at advocating for our children. because we all love free knowledge!
Remember, what you do does make a difference in the life of your child!
Diane Miller, Special Education Editor
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