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 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 You Should Plan For Family Caregiving Before It's Needed

More often than not, families start to plan for family caregiving when they are in the waiting room of a hospital, discussing what to do with Mom or Dad. In times like this, emotions are high, family members are stressed and trying to have this...

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An Open Letter To My Child With Autism

Dearest Daughter,

 

From the moment I knew you were on the way, I dreamed of what a life with you would be like. I obsessed over your nursery, taking care to make sure every detail was perfect. I was meticulous with getting the proper nutrition...

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3 Keys to Success With Your Teen's Mental Health Issues

Layla’s son was just like any other young teen going through the usual pecking order stuff lots of other kids experience in the throes of freshman life. Starting afresh in high school is hard for most kids, but Josh seemed to take it a little bit...

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Happy 4th of July from eCare Vault!

It’s hard to believe summer is already in full swing, and we’re halfway through 2018. We’ve had so many unbelievable moments already this year: we’ve seen eCare Vault transform care teams, watched schools unlock student potential, and witnessed...

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