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,…

Fun Speech Therapy Exercises for Kids

Speech therapy exercises for kids can be fun and easily done at home with the help of parents. For any young child, you might want to try these fun exercises…

Mental Retardation Is Not Synonymous With Stupid

This topic is one close to my heart. My daughter, Pearl, has Down Syndrome, one of the leading causes of clinical mental retardation. Every individual who is considered to have…

Parents Can Help Sensory Integration in an Autistic Child

Sensory integration therapy helps children learn to apply all their senses together – touch, taste, small, sight and hearing. The kind of therapy may ease difficulties linked to autism, such…

Mental Retardation: A Father’s View

Mental Retardation-what a scary thing to hear about your child. All the hopes and plans you dreamed have gone up in smoke in the time it takes to say those…

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.”…

Your Baby and Language Learning

The foundation for language learning starts early, when you gain your baby’s attention, call his or her name, talk softly, hold and cuddle, sing, rock, feed and dress your baby.…