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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…

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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The Questions Parents Have That IEP Reports Don't Cover

Dear School District;

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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 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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How To Help Parents Who Have Misconceptions About Special Education

Ask a group of non-education people to tell you the first thing that comes to mind when you say the words, “Special Education,” and you will likely have a wide range of answers. Some will harken back to the days of special resource rooms from...

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3 Things That Will Improve On The Co-Teaching Model

In the inclusive environment employed by many school districts to include special education students in the same classroom, co-teaching is gaining popularity. A distressing amount of school districts are feeling the strain of the ever-growing...

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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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