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Special Education; How to Use an Independent Educational Evaluation to Benefit Your Child's Educatio

Do you have a child with a learning disability or with autism that is
not making academic progress, even though they are getting special
education services? Would you like to know what educational and
related services your child needs in order to learn how to read, or do
other academics?

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Parenting Tips: 3 Tips on Finding an Independent Evaluator for Your Child With a Disability

Are you the parent of a child with a disability, who would like to
have an independent educational evaluation (IEE) performed on your
child, but don't know how to find an evaluator? Would you like to
learn about resources that can help you find a qualified independent
evaluator. This article will discuss 3 tips on finding a qualified
evaluator to perform an IEE on your child.

Tip 1: Ask other parents that have children with disabilities, if
they have any names of qualified evaluators. Make sure that the
evaluator is qualified, to test your child, in the areas that they
need to be tested.

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How to Determine Your Child's Eligibility for Special Education Services

Are you the parent of a young child that is concerned that your child
may have a autism, or another type of disability? Have you been told
by disability educators that your child does not qualify for special
education services? Would you like to know what the Individuals with
Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) law states about a child's
eligibility for special education?

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5 Easy Parenting Tips for Parents of a Child with a Disability in Special Education

Are you the parent of a child with autism or a learning disability,
who is looking for information to help you fight for an appropriate
education for your child? Would you like to learn 5 easy to use
parenting tips that may be used by any parent. This article will
discuss 5 practical and easy to use tips that are used by many special
education attorneys, advocates and parents. Advocacy involves learning
about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and
learning specific skills, to help you fight for an appropriate
education for your child.

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Special Education: How to Use No Child Left Behind to Help Your Child Learn to Read

Are you the parent of a child with a learning disability or autism, who is concerned about your child's reading progress? Would you like to know how to use No Child Left Behind (NCLB) to help your child learn to read? This article will discuss 5 basic provisions of NCLB that you can use to advocate for your child's education.

The US Department of Education puts out a wonderful booklet entitled
No Child Left Behind; the Parents Guide. This booklet can be ordered
online at www.nclb.gov/next. According to this booklet there are
several things that this law does for children and parents.

1.

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Special Education Model Forms: What Are They, and How Can I Use Them To Help My Child?

Special Education Model Forms: What Are They, and How Will They Help
My Child?

Are you the parent, of a child with autism or a learning disability
receiving specialeducation services? Did you know that the Individuals
with
Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) required the Office of Special
Education Programs to develop 3 model forms? Would you like to know
what they are, and how they can help your child?

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6 Parenting Tips; How to Successfully Overcome Special Education Deceptions

Are you a parent of a special needs child who has been told things
that are not true about your child's education, by disability
educators? Are you a parent who is afraid to stand up to the
deceptions? Would you like to learn six disability advocacy tips, for
standing up to some educators who are not truthful? This article will
teach you easy to use parenting tips to help you in your fight for
your child's educational life.

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What are Functional Skills, and Why Does My Child with a Disability Need Them?

Are you concerned that your child with autism or another type of
disability, is not learning academics at a grade and age level pace?
Have you thought that your child may benefit from a curriculum of
functional skills? Would you like to learn about a resource that can
help you learn more about functional curriculums for your child in
special education? This article will discuss functional skills,
functional academics, why your child with a disability needs them,
and a resource for more information.

Functional skills are defined as skills that can be used everyday, in
different environments.

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Autism - Signs and Symptoms of Autism

Autism is a severe developmental disorder that begins at birth or within the first two-and-a-half years of life. Most autistic children are perfectly normal in appearance, but spend their time engaged in puzzling and disturbing behaviors which are markedly different from those of typical children.

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Autistic Boy Miraculously Escapes Scalding

You know how a movie will show you an accident in show motion? What is about to happen is really bad and you know that in reality it only took a spit second, but the film is slowed down so it takes 10 to 20 seconds to show you the entire event. That's how I felt as I was preparing supper that evening.

Matthew's tiny fingers s-l-o-w-l-y reached out and touched the boiling water as it dripped through the holes in the colander. I froze. Next I saw his entire hand under the colander.

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