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August 10, 2019
Repeating Grades | LA County Special Education Representation

Preparing for Fourth Grade and Beyond

Although fourth grade may seem just about the same as third grade at first glance, there are actually some major changes to be aware of in […]
July 26, 2019
Repeating Grades | LA County Special Education Representation

Repeating Grades

The news from the school district that your child needs to repeat a grade can seem disheartening. After all, you have put a great deal of […]
July 20, 2019
Preparing Your Child for an Evaluation | LA County Special Education

Preparing Your Child for an Evaluation

Whether your child is going to be having an evaluation at school or is having an independent evaluation, you should definitely do some explaining before the […]
July 13, 2019
Evaluations and Labels | LA County Special Education Representation

Evaluations and Labels

If your child is just about to start school for the first time this upcoming school year, but you are concerned that he may struggle, you […]

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February 2, 2018
The Differences between Evaluations and Assessments | Los Angeles Special Education

The Differences between Evaluations and Assessments

Did you know that evaluations and assessments are different when it comes to your special education child? While these terms may seem synonymous, it is vital […]
January 26, 2018
Top Hints That a Student Is Not Progressing | Los Angeles Special Education

Top Hints That a Student Is Not Progressing

It is not enough merely to have an IEP in place for your special education child in the public school district. Instead, to ensure that your […]
January 12, 2018
Is Special Education Just about Passing Grades? | Los Angeles County IEP

Is Special Education Just about Passing Grades?

So much emphasis is often placed on special education students to succeed academically in school. This is certainly important because good grades are a huge part […]
January 5, 2018
Dyslexia and Inadequate Services | Los Angeles County Special Education

What Is “Stay Put”?

As a parent of a special needs child, you may have avoided disputing an Individualized Educational Plan simply because you were concerned that your child would […]
December 22, 2017
Dyslexia and Inadequate Services | Los Angeles County Special Education

Dyslexia and Inadequate Services

The first step in getting a child approved for special education services in the local school district is to go through a thorough assessment. This is […]
December 18, 2017
Are Classes Too Easy? | Los Angeles County Special Education Planning

Are Classes Too Easy?

Parents with children who receive special education services from the local school district may be used to having to fight school district officials to get the […]
December 11, 2017

Racial Concerns in Special Education

Racial disparity has become a growing talking point across the country in relation to numerous matters, including police protection, litigation, and education. Special education is no […]
December 4, 2017
Special Education Teacher Shortages | Los Angeles County Special Education

Special Education Teacher Shortages

While the number of special education teachers across the country may not be making major news broadcasts, those directly involved in this field are uncomfortably aware […]
November 24, 2017
Common Core for Special Education | Los Angeles County Special Education

Common Core for Special Education

There has been much discussion in recent years about the advent of Common Core curricula in public schools and how well students learn under it. Common […]
November 17, 2017
Tips for Dealing with a New Special Education Teacher | Los Angeles County

Tips for Dealing with a New Special Education Teacher

Dealing with a new teacher can be rough for any child but is even harder for a special education child. These children often struggle with insecurities […]