Even If You Could Get a 1:1 Aide, Here’s Why You May Not Want One.

I hear it less now than I used to, but parents still routinely ask whether I can help their child get a 1:1 aide (meaning a paraprofessional who is ostensibly Continue Reading →

Can the ADA Help Your Child in School? Yes, Now More Than Ever!

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve probably heard of the ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act – that’s the landmark piece of civil rights 1990 legislation which requires wheelchair accessible Continue Reading →

McKay Scholarship Expansion – 504 Plans Can Get $ for Private School

If your disabled child has a written school plan giving him or her accommodations (called a “504 Plan“),  that plan can translate into a dollar amount, and you can use Continue Reading →

Accommodations in Grades K-12. How to Navigate the Public System. . .

  Once the psycho-educational evaluation of your son or daughter is complete (See this post for more details on getting an evaluation), if a disability is found the next step Continue Reading →