Other Health Impairment

Other Health Impairment- I just don’t like the way it sounds. To me it seems so distant and impersonal. It isn’t descriptive of the students disability. It’s just some “other disability.” Whether I like the name or not, it does…Read More

What We Are Reading

Parents: What recent articles have you stumbled across that have been helpful in your journey? Blog or Website owners: What articles have you written lately that you would like to share with parents? Please email me any suggestions and I’ll…Read More

The many duties of the School Psychologist

There are many misconceptions about who School Psychologists are. It surprises a lot of people to know all of the areas in which a School Psychologist is trained. Everyone knows that a School Psychologist is a specialist in assessment. We…Read More

Which is better, a 504 Plan or an IEP?

This is a question I often hear in the schools and see in message boards: Which is better a 504 Plan or an IEP? That’ s a hard question to answer, because they both serve different purposes and have their…Read More

How a School District Determines if a Student Qualifies for Special Education Services

Parents are often uncertain about how a school district determines if a student qualifies for special education services. It sometimes seems unfair to parents when the outcome of an eligibility meeting is not what the parents felt was best for…Read More