9 Great Childrens’ Books about Down Syndrome

9 Great Childrens’ Books about Down Syndrome

Since it is Down Syndrome awareness month, we wanted to highlight some great books we found about Down Syndrome. Some of these books are geared for teaching other children and others are geared for kids with Down Syndrome. Check out our list and let us know if you...
When More is Needed than just Orthodontic Care

When More is Needed than just Orthodontic Care

It seems like a simple formula right? Crooked teeth plus family history equals somebody getting braces. Yet it’s not that simple. Previously, we talked about the different causes of crooked teeth, from genetics, dental accidents, and tongue thrust. Now with the first...
Does my Child Need a 504 or IEP?

Does my Child Need a 504 or IEP?

You hear the terms 504 and IEP thrown around a lot in regards to school. What exactly is a 504? IEP? How do you qualify for them? How do you know which one is right for your child? We won’t talk much about the qualification process because we have discussed it in a...
A Guide to Understanding my Child’s Speech IEP

A Guide to Understanding my Child’s Speech IEP

Congrats! You have finished the Individual Education Plan (IEP) for your child. They have given you a copy of it and when you go to read you realize it makes little to no sense. Hopefully this brief guide helps you to better understand your child’s IEP.  ...
Understanding my Parental Rights for an IEP

Understanding my Parental Rights for an IEP

If you have ever been to an IEP or 504 meeting then you have probably been offered a booklet titled, Procedural Safeguards Notice For Students With Disabilities And Their Parent, and most of the time you have either declined the booklet or placed it in a stack of...
What Accommodations Can my Child’s IEP for Speech Include?

What Accommodations Can my Child’s IEP for Speech Include?

Having your first or even your tenth IEP (Individual Education Plan) meeting can be stressful and confusing. There is a sense of relief that the appointment for the IEP has been scheduled and soon your child will start receiving the services and help he/she needs. You...

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