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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 Can We Improve Distance Learning For Special Education Students?

When news of the COVID-19 impact came into full view on every American’s television screen, things had to change. One of those immediate changes was how education would be continuing for millions of students. At the time we had no idea that the...

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What Will Special Education Look Like In A Post-COVID-19 School

If ever there was a monkey wrench thrown into special education, it’s school closures due to COVID-19. Never before has a conundrum like this challenged so many special education professionals and students alike. To be sure, there are some things...

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Is Your Child's Inclusive Summer Camp Inclusive Enough?

My daughter came home from day 3 of her week-long culinary camp to ask if she had to go the next day. I was stunned by her sheepish demeanor. She was elated at the idea of a solid 5 days of cooking and baking. I was grateful this didn’t involve...

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Do School Districts Help Principals Understand Special Education?

Principals are faced with having to juggle many things on a daily basis. In smaller schools, they may be filling multiple rolls when larger schools could have 2 or 3 covering all the necessary duties of being a school administrator.

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Why Undiagnosed ADHD in Teens Is Frustrating For Everyone

Before the diagnosis of ADHD was even a term hot on the tongues of most educators, there were plenty of kids suffering from the symptoms. ADHD in teens wasn’t a conversation until late in the last century. Even then, the thought was that once you...

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Why Simple Note Taking Doesn't Measure Success With Differentiated Classroom Instruction

Most have heard of the individual education plan or IEP if you’ve been in education circles for more than 5 minutes. As research grows in the field of education, so does the variety of strategies with which to teach students with nuanced learning...

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How Connecting After School Programs To The Learning Experience Helps Everyone

These days, more kids are in after-school programs than not. In 2014, The Bureau of Labor and Statistics reported a record 69% of children in two-parent households were participating in some sort of supervised situation after school. Not...

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3 Ways An IEP Can Work Harmoniously In An Inclusive Classroom

IEPs can be thought of by some as a hurdle to get over in being able to deliver quality instruction to the student and their peers in an inclusive classroom. For sure, some IEPs have lots and lots of accommodations that need to be met on a daily...

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Why Multiple Intelligence Theory Requires Education Collaboration

Multiple intelligence theory, the brainchild of Harvard hailing Howard Gardner, is coming into focus like never before. As we gain knowledge about learners, their differences, and common skill gaps, we are starting to see how unique learners can...

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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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