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How to Best Advocate for a Student with Special Needs

By |2019-05-06T11:38:42-04:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |

How to advocate for a special needs student. I’m not someone often at a loss for words. I’ve spent most of my adult life in trial, teaching, and speaking. But, almost a year ago I was DM’d a question that has left me speechless. A teacher wrote me a “simple” inquiry. “How can [...]

Dear Teacher, My Son Has Autism. Here’s What You Need to Know

By |2017-10-03T12:10:17-04:00October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Education, Parenting|Tags: , , , , |

Dear Miss N, By now school is in full swing.  You’ve learned your student’s names and faces, you’re getting to know each of their likes and dislikes, and you’re still acquainting yourself with every child’s strengths and weaknesses, it takes time. Having said all of that, I’m fully aware that each of your students [...]