Blog

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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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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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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Parents Are A Part Of The Special Education Team Too

It is that time of year again for new school year meetings for the special education team. You’ll go over the regular things; what was planned for milestones last year and what needs to be worked on this year. There will be discussions with...

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Ways Special Education and Related Service Providers Can Improve Student Outcomes

The ways in which a student receives additional services from their school system has changed much over the last 20 years. In fact, the common place things that special education and related service providers talk about freely today were barely a...

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How Teletherapy Can Help School Systems Maximize Their SPED Budgets

With Special Education budgets busting at the seams in towns and cities all across America, it makes many school committees wonder, how are we going to pay for it all? Inner city budgets are beyond stressed as it is. How can they make the most of...

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Why It Is Important That Your Child's Clinical Social Worker Be Connected With Their School

Last week, I sat with my 11-year-old daughter in the office of a child therapist. The difficulties of fitting in as a tween with autism, coupled with the onset of hormones, are creating a perfect emotional storm in my otherwise exuberantly happy...

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