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Autism Sensitivity Training for the classroom

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3 Keys for Avoiding Drama!

Is your student surrounded with school drama: gossip,and bullying? Middle school and high school students often find themselves in the middle of drama as they spend their time learning about who they are and asserting their independence. There are three keys that teens should be reminded of … Continue reading

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4 Rules for a Successful School Year

Knowing that making good decisions begins with you isn’t necessarily a difficult concept; however, it is one that teens often forget. We have found that any successful relationship between two or more people is fundamentally based on four simple rules. … Continue reading

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Ready or Not?

Getting ready for back to school takes time and some planning. This school year empower your student by writing a list of things that need to happen for a successful school schedule. Include things like how much time is needed … Continue reading

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Understand Autism

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Accommodations

Accommodations and modifications ensure that students can do the work that is being asked of them. Think about accommodations and modifications working like a staircase, they provide a means of entry to the top floor. In this scenario, the top … Continue reading

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Everyone deserves Healthy Relationships!

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Healthy Relationships By Diana Loiewski, Tarane Sondoozi, and Linda Loiewski

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In the groundbreaking self-help manual called Healthy Relationships, the authors — renowned specialists in clinical psychology and special education — put forth an easy-to-follow and common sense guide that literally has the power to change…

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Five Tips for Positive IEP Meetings

Attending an IEP meeting isn’t easy and many feel that they are too arduous. Prior to your next IEP meeting, try changing it up with these five simple tips: Meet parents/stake holders in advance and discuss the student’s present levels. … Continue reading

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Common core has spawn conversations regarding IEP goals and alignment. Now that most states have adopted common core, it is time to have the conversation about how IEP teams will move students academically.  The answer lies in accommodations!  The IEP … Continue reading

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