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Category Archives: elementary IEPs

Are ADHD Meds Making Your Child Shorter?

Do you have a child/student who is being treated for ADD/ADHD?  I have taught a bunch of children who were taking various kinds of meds for the ADD/ADHD and the … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Supreme Court Rules to Increase Care for Special Education Students

I can’t tell you how pleased I am with this ruling by our Supreme Court.  According to Politico, “The Supreme Court today ruled Wednesday that school districts must go the … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

All Special Ed Teachers have Super Powers!

I can hear at least a few “Amens” to that headline. I have worked in several #Special Ed classrooms as a substitute teacher and, of course, have had a bunch … Continue reading

July 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Autistic Social Interaction from an Autistic Adult

“Do you know how your autistic child remembers people? Do you know what is important to your autistic child about other people? Do you understand how your autistic child decides … Continue reading

March 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Individual Students Responsible for their Own Success?

The answer is yes!  During the last 5 years of my teaching 3rd grade, I required my students to analyze their own test data to help them understand their responsibility … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

How can you get your students to read faster?

I just saw this YouTube from Dr. Johnson giving specific ideas on how to have a student become responsible for increasing their own fluency rates. He’s included suggestions about including … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

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