Special Education Article Archive

What to do if your child is diagnosed with a learning disability. What is an IEP? How can you advocate for your child and get testing accommodations? Find even more information in learning problems.

  • Considering Homeschooling? Do Your Homework FirstDoes the idea of keeping your children home and teaching them yourself ever cross your mind? Homeschooling works for many, but even the most ardent supporters say it’s not for everyone and urge those contemplating it to consider all that’s involved before jumping in.
  • Understanding Common Education TermsEver feel like you need a translator to understand what a teacher is saying? This collection of common school and education terms will help you understand the acronyms and jargon you may encounter.
  • The IEP Process at SchoolParents play an important role in making sure their children get the right special education services. These tips can help you advocate for your child throughout the IEP process.
  • Getting Help for Children With DyslexiaCould your child have difficulty learning to read because of dyslexia? Here’s how to get your child tested and what you should do after you get the results.
  • Help Your Autistic Child Succeed in SchoolHow to work with the school to improve education and school life for your autistic child.
  • Address Learning Challenges EarlyPotential learning problems don’t have to hold back your child. If you’re worried, speak up early to enlist help from teachers and support staff.
  • What Is an IEP?Explanation of the individualized education program for students with special learning needs.

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