Posts tagged with iep

IEPs for degenerative diseases

Posted Tuesday September 11, 2012 by Melissa

While all special needs can be challenging, degenerative conditions carry with them...

While all special needs can be challenging, degenerative conditions carry with them some very unique challenges. First, there is the emotional response to realizing that instead of your child being...

Read More »

Advocacy Series: Advocacy in 4 Steps

Posted Monday October 24, 2011 by Melissa

I recently spoke at an MPS family meeting about advocacy in different...

I recently spoke at an MPS family meeting about advocacy in different contexts and was asked by several families to compile the presentation and slides and share them. Since the...

Read More »
Advocacy

Therapy Thursday: Neurologic Music Therapy

Posted Thursday April 14, 2011 by Melissa

Welcome to the first edition of Therapy Thursday! I decided to start...

Welcome to the first edition of Therapy Thursday! I decided to start this series for several reasons. First, we spend our entire Thursday in “therapy.” Case goes to neurologic music...

Read More »
Case in music therapy

Advocating for a special needs child

Posted Friday February 25, 2011 by Melissa

Early on after Case’s diagnosis, I attended a seminar on special education...

Early on after Case’s diagnosis, I attended a seminar on special education law and advocacy given by Pete Wright, a specialist and interesting speaker on this area with a free...

Read More »