Posts tagged with special-education

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...

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Advocacy

Therapy Thursday: Weighted Garments and Blankets

Posted Thursday May 26, 2011 by Melissa

In keeping with a prior post about making weighted toys, I thought...

In keeping with a prior post about making weighted toys, I thought we’d take the next step and discuss weighted garments and blankets. Sometimes these are also discussed along with...

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Case sleeping at the hospital with his blanket

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...

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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...

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