Preparing for an ARD meeting is tough and emotionally exhausting. You’re planning your child’s education–for their future–and you want to get it right. Here are tips to help you be successful.
When you have a child(ren) with a disability label, it seems far too often the focus is on the label, not the child. Create an introduction portfolio that tells your child’s story about who they are. And read it at every Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) meeting. Here’s how.
By the time May rolls around, most parents are counting down the days to summer. But before the school year ends, make time to ask your child’s teacher these important questions about how to best support your child in the classroom.
Most people have 5 years to prepare for their child to enter kindergarten. If your child needs special education, you are thrown into the school system when your child is only 3. What should you expect, and how can you prepare?
It is never too early to begin planning for a new school year. Here are one mom’s suggestions for connecting with and informing your child’s new teacher.