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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…

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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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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