50 Ways to Support Your Child's Special Education: From IEPs to Assorted Therapies, an Empowering Guide to Taking Action, Every Day

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F+W Media, Jun 18, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
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More than six million students in the U.S. receive special education services and that number is on the rise. Frequent changes in educational philosophy and special-education law have made it increasingly difficult for parents to establish an appropriate education plan for their children. This book looks at the many ways that parents can advocate for their children. including how to: Communicate with teachers; Get homework done; Become involved at school; Ensure their children are well rested; Start a school day on the right foot. Advocacy comes in all forms, and sometimes it's as simple as helping people get to know their child and family in a positive way. This useful book will serve as an invaluable tool for parents looking to establish the best educational plan for their children.

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Terri Mauro (Clifton, NJ) is the About.com guide to Parenting Special Needs Children and the editor of Mothers with Attitude, a site for adoptive and special-needs parents that has been named a USA Today Hot Site and a Good Housekeeping Site of the Day. The mother of two children with special needs adopted from Russia, she a member of Sensory Integration International.

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