Special Education Blog

If you are logged into Zoom and users are on your link, they CAN hear you/see you! Be sure to close down and end the sessions when you are not "live". It is helpful to get on your session 5-10 minutes prior and allow everyone time to settle in...

Social stories can be a very effective way to prepare children for something that may be new, or anxiety inducing. Reading a story ahead of time that outlines what our children can expect in a new situation, can often lead to more positive experiences. While visiting Santa can be a...

Whether you are attending a back to school night at your local elementary school, exploring charter school options, or researching options for your child with a disability, it is critical to ask the right questions to get a full picture of the climate, goals, and essence of the school. The...

By Colleen Arnold – Arnold Advocacy With the first day of school looming, some of us are beginning to feel the nerves of preparing our kids for another “first day of school”. Here are a few general tips to help students ease back in to school year on a positive foot,...

Special Education is filled with acronyms, which can be extremely difficult to decipher meaning from, especially when you are new to the IEP process. I often compare it to having a basic understanding of Spanish, and attempting to learn content spoken in Spanish in a high school chemistry class- near...