Learning Disabilities & Special Needs
We're starting the school year off with a discussion on disability in the classroom. Parents and students alike will be sharing their wisdom and experiences. From the trauma of IEP meetings to becoming a better parent advocate, we hope to move these topics from the margins to the center of mainstream discussions on education, accessibility, and learning.
Don’t most kids feel afraid to come home?
Submitted by Joni Edelman | 08.15.17 11am
The education system isn’t designed for students like me. From as early as preschool up through my master’s degree, I struggled in a traditional classroom setting for a few reasons, and needed to...
Submitted by Alaina Leary | 08.14.17 12am
We learned early on that the kids would need some adjustments made to their lives outside of school in order for them to survive the world amongst the neurotypical.
Submitted by Jonita Davis | 08.14.17 12am
Trust your instincts. You are the expert when it comes to your child. Don’t be afraid to speak up, to stand your ground, to share what works at and what doesn’t. Your input is valuable.
Submitted by Lisa Aro | 08.14.17 12am