Not sure of your own reading skills? Now’s a good time to learn together. Use a dictionary or Google words in question to learn how they’re spelled and what they mean. Then talk about the meaning of the words you are practicing and how to use them in sentences. Not sure where to begin? If your child is old enough, at about third grade, depending on their reading level, you can begin with the tricky words listed and explained here.
It can be intimidating for parents of children with specific needs to address school teachers and leaders in IEP meetings. Over the years, my husband and I have attended many IEP meetings together. We’ve found that mutual success occurs when good negotiation skills are learned and practiced. We hope you’ll find the following tips helpful as you … Read more