Can A Child with Behavior Problems Survive in a Typical Classroom?

This issue is really getting to me lately.  It seems I have several clients right now who have bright kids who are perfectly capable of doing well in a general Continue Reading →

What’s New in Schools? – It’s Called RtI

Starting now it will be much harder (in fact, I think nearly impossible in Florida)to get your learning disabled (“LD”) child special education services. That said, special ed services historically haven’t helped LD kids very much. So, let’s hope these changes are all for the good. Children with behavior problems may not receive special ed services as easily as before either. Continue Reading →

Congress Comes to the Rescue of Learning Disabled Students: Now Easier to Get a 504 Plan

In the past, as many of you know, it has been extremely difficult for a learning disabled student who has performed well in school by compensating for his or her 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 →