How to Advocate for Your Special Needs Child

Have you ever heard of Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP)? It is the study of what makes someone a good communicator. NLP techniques can be useful when you are advocating for your…

Sign Language for People with Developmental Disabilities

This article is based on the information provided in 2001 by Dr. Benson Schaeffer, a clinical psychologist in Portland, Oregon. He is internationally known for his work on sign language…

Individual Education Plan (IEP) Information and Tips

An Individual Education Plan (IEP) Team for a child is a group of people that includes: parents at least one regular education teacher of child who is, or may be,…

Problem With IQ Tests for Measuring Mental Age

Assessment tests are one of the core measurements for determining which services a child with learning challenges will receive in school. One common measurement is the Intelligence Quotient or “IQ.”…