Month of the Military Child

Month of the Military Child

April is the Month of the Military Child in the United States. This year we celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Month of the Military Child. Every year in April, children in American military families are recognized for the unique challenges they face, and their...
A Series on Special Education, Part 3: What is an ARD Meeting?

A Series on Special Education, Part 3: What is an ARD Meeting?

If your child has special needs, you have likely looked into how they will affect your child as he or she progresses in school. When your child’s needs were first discovered, you no doubt began advocating for his or her education right away. But if you are new to the...
A Series on Special Education, Part 2: IEPs vs. 504 Plans

A Series on Special Education, Part 2: IEPs vs. 504 Plans

Students at any academic level in America today may need extra support to accommodate learning differences and/or disabilities. They may be eligible for special education services under federal law via the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and/or the...
A Series on Special Education, Part 1: An Overview

A Series on Special Education, Part 1: An Overview

Students who need extra help in American public schools may be eligible for special education services. Special education is a system of support for students who have learning differences and disabilities, from the elementary through secondary school level. It is...