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Visit this page often for weekly blog posts that we think you’ll find interesting and helpful.

Topics may range from “Connecting a care team to effectively implement an individualized education plan” to “Elder-specific issues in care coordination.” We think unlocking potential and enhancing care outcomes includes keeping everyone informed of new and better ways to organize and coordinate care in patient-centric ways…

How To Prove Personalized Learning Is Working For Your Students

The new darling of education is personalized learning. There is a lot of crowded conversation around it, mainly because it is a broad term and education is still getting their head around what a successful use case looks like. Likening...

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Are The "Good Kids" The New Students At Risk?

We are usually pointing to our students who excel behaviorally and academically as the beacons of hope in our school districts. It’s easy to do. Are they not proof that what we do to mold and shape these young minds in our educational care is...

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Why We Need Trauma Informed Schools And The Challenges They Will Bring

The subject of student mental health overflows on Twitter, educational for leadership conferences. It doesn’t seem that this trend will be dying out any time soon. More and more, we are reminded that our students have stressors that influence...

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How To Connect The Dots For Better Student Mental Health

Schools have found themselves in a particularly difficult situation these days. Student’s mental health issues are reaching a fever pitch, leaving school administrators grappling with how to put a system in place for adequately dealing with it....

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Should We Be Monitoring Student Mental Health Instead Of Educational Achievement In Schools?

The recent news of two junior high school girls plotting the demise of some of their classmates, while no less horrifying, is just one in an onslaught of stories involving children in the middle of a bonafide mental health crisis. No firmly...

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How Schools Can Build Bridges To Greater Parental Involvement In Learning

Oct 25, 2018 |

Now that the Feds are moving away from the No Child Left Behind Act towards the new ESSA guidelines, much has been speculated on its effectiveness over its preceding directives. Whether or not you favor one over the other, there is a promising...

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Why I Am A Hot Mess When It Comes To My Child's School Forms

I flew into the office of an organization that specializes in social therapy for Autistic children to sign my daughter up for their summer camp program. I was a little winded from the walk from my car to the receptionist’s window. She looked...

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How School Administrators Can Deal With Difficult Parents Better

When parents are dealing with the difficult challenges of raising a child with nuanced learning differences and all the things that come with IEPs and 504s, their ability to keep an open mind can be skewed and understandably so. There is so much...

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How EdTech Is Going To Save Special Education Services

These days a smartphone or any other handheld device is practically an appendage. What would we do without our technology? You can bank with it, pay bills, buy coffee, or order anything to be delivered to your door. Whatever you can think of to...

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How An IEP/504 Plan Can Help Your Student Succeed In School And At Home

For every child with an IEP or 504 plan, contained in what feels like a mammoth amount of information is a list of goals and anticipated outcomes for the services that are being provided. In fact, goal progression and anticipated outcomes at the...

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