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January 18, 2020
Meeting New People and Building Friendships | LA County Special Education

Meeting New People and Building Friendships

For many special needs children, it is quite challenging to make new friends. This is particularly true for children who have problems with communication or who […]
January 11, 2020
Keeping Children Active in the Winter | LA County Special Education

Keeping Children Active in the Winter

The generally mild California weather usually helps parents get their children outside during much of the winter months despite the increased coolness in the air. Most […]
December 28, 2019
Helping the Child Who Dreads Holiday Breaks | LA Special Education

Helping the Child Who Dreads Holiday Breaks

While most children look forward to holiday breaks with great anticipation, there are some who dread these days away from school. They may fear that they […]
December 21, 2019
Stay Calm and Carry On | LA County Special Education Planning

Stay Calm and Carry On

With the winter break swiftly approaching or in full swing depending on your district’s calendar, you have probably experienced for yourself just how crazy school breaks […]

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June 23, 2019
Can Sign Language Help? | LA County Education Legal Representation

Can Sign Language Help?

In the past decade or two, sign language for children has really taken off with many parents teaching their toddlers and even their babies simple signs […]
June 17, 2019
Physical Therapy Tips for Special Needs Children | LA County Education

Physical Therapy Tips for Special Needs Children

Many special needs children who are facing physical challenges find that regular therapy with a licensed professional physical therapist can help them function better in the […]
June 11, 2019
Easing Loneliness during the Summer | LA County Special Education

Easing Loneliness during the Summer

The summertime brings all sorts of major changes to young children’s lives. Their routines are gone, and they no longer see their friends every day. Special […]
May 30, 2019
Benefits of Drama Camps for Special Needs Children | LA County Special Education

Benefits of Drama Camps for Special Needs Children

Summer camps can be particularly helpful for children as well as their parents. Not only do they free up adults’ time so that they can continue […]
May 24, 2019
Tips for Working with Occupational Therapists | LA County Special Education

Tips for Working with Occupational Therapists

Occupational therapy is a part of life for many special needs families. Some children begin working with these therapists before they ever head to school while […]
May 11, 2019
Tips for Working with Speech Therapists | LA County Special Education

Tips for Working with Speech Therapists

A surprising number of children have problems with speech, including children who have no other noticeable medical problems or mental delays. In fact, statistics from the […]
September 11, 2017

International Ataxia Awareness Day

On Monday, September 25, 2017, people around the world will dedicate the day as International Ataxia Awareness Day. Organizations around the world promoting a better awareness […]
May 8, 2017
Best Educational Apps for Special Needs Children | Los Angeles Legal Representation

May Is Better Hearing and Speech Month

In May, practitioners and families across the United States celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month. Many special needs children have difficulties with hearing, speech or both […]
February 3, 2017
Sensory Gyms for Children with Special Needs | Los Angeles Education Plans

What Is Rare Disease Day?

Often thought of merely as a disease one has never before heard of, rare diseases actually encompass a variety of disorders that are often seen in […]
January 27, 2017
Sensory Gyms for Children with Special Needs | Los Angeles Education Plans

Sensory Gyms for Children with Special Needs

A sensory gym is a place that can be used by children who struggle with over-stimulation or under-stimulation. Often, these children have been diagnosed with autism […]