School Relations

School and the Special Needs Parent – 7 Tips To Stay Involved

Parents of children with special health care needs often feel harried and rushed. A typical student goes to school and comes home.  Completes the homework if there is any, and all is well.  This is often not the case with children that have special health care needs.   Couple that with the IEP process that can be overwhelming and any parent can feel put off by [...]

By | 2013-09-16T09:00:02+00:00 September 16th, 2013|Categories: School, School Relations|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Tip: Introduction Letters to Your Special Needs Child's Teacher

If your child has special needs of any kind, you are probably familiar with IEPs or 504s.  They present a tidy clinical picture of who a child is as a learner, with the primary focus being on the child’s weaknesses and goals for the upcoming school year.  When I started to think about all of the assessments, evaluations, summaries, and other clinical documentation that my [...]

By | 2013-09-11T09:00:12+00:00 September 11th, 2013|Categories: School, School Relations, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Teacher's Gifts Ideas

It’s that time of year again and I am here to give you some *awesome* suggestions for those end-of-the-year-last-minute-thought teacher gifts. Let’s not forget that the classroom teacher is not the only one involved in our children’s lives, so start making your teacher/team member list now! For instance, I would list my son’s classroom teacher, his art teacher, gym teacher, computer teacher, P.E. teacher, speech [...]

Thank A Teacher Day – Saying "Thank You"

Dear Ms. L, Ms. B, Mr. M, Ms. P, Ms. K; Mr. C, Ms. Barb, Ms. D, Ms. J, Ms. M, Ms. S and well… everyone at my children’s school: Today is Thank a Teacher Day. A day brought about by the tragedy at Sandy Brook Elementary on Friday, December 14, 2012. Thanking a Teacher is a way of celebrating all those who were lost [...]

By | 2012-12-17T10:42:59+00:00 December 17th, 2012|Categories: School, School Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |6 Comments