The start of a new school year is an excellent time to review precautions families can take to keep their children safe, both inside and outside the classroom. Without proper attention to basic safety measures, school can become a hazardous environment.
This week the Special Education series offers an overview of Occupational Therapy and how these services may improve your child’s life in and outside the classroom.
In my work as a special education student advocate, I have participated in dozens of Individual Education Plan (IEP) meeting. Nearly all the students were offered occupational therapy as part of their remedial services plan.
Less than three months after marking the 50th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education U.S. Supreme Court decision rendering state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional, the City of Baltimore is set to enact one of the country’s toughest youth curfews.
Upon meeting Verlando Brown for the first time, you would never guess this trim, self-confident graduate student received special education services in grade school to remediate stuttering.
Need to understand the importance of teaching our children how to swim? Read the words of these anguished grandparents.
Symptoms of Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder
Education Matters began a series of articles on special education with a list of some signs and symptoms of learning disabilities, such as dyslexia and ADHD.
Are you concerned your child struggles to learn in school?
Each April, the Month of the Military Child, the US Department of Education (ED) brings attention to the academic needs and challenges faced by children of active service members.
Separate and unequal school punishment
Michelle Alexander, an associate professor of law at Ohio State University is the author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.”