Parents of children with disabilities face great sadness, fear, worry and more from loved ones and even family members, regarding their little angels with eyes of spite, concern and even disbelief they are really disabled at the time. The change in...
My husband and I adopted our children. We went through years of infertility treatment and the usual trials and tribulations before we finally brought our first child home. We really wanted to be parents. And finally we were. We had hopes and...
Teaching a child with special needs is difficult, whether you are a parent or a teacher. Communication between school and parents enables both to experience success.
This deals with letter pattern choices for the long vowel 'a' sound. Further contact suggestions and practical ways to help a child read and spell.
My child, probably the only kid on this planet that when he hears "we're going to Disney World" crumples into a heap of anxiety and despair. That was his first reaction, then came the total defiance: "I'm not going! I hate Disney World!"
Help and advice for parents & helpers of dyslexic children. Background information and practical suggestions to support reading practice. Designed to reassure and provide an upbeat approach.
Many special needs adults are now outliving their parents. What happens to adults with special needs as they become older and family members are no longer able to care for them?
A look at the literacy patterns of 'soft c' and 'soft g', the rules and how to teach them. It includes tips on general teaching of dyslexics, approaches to use and examples of word lists.
In order to understand students with disabilities, it is necessary to understand where disabilities come from, how they are identified, and what can be done to help them.
Is your child angst-ridden to the point of being "emo"? Short for emotional, the term "emo" was originally coined in the eighties to describe a musical genre that sounded punk rock but contained confessional, emotional truth. Over the years, the...