Apr 072014

Could your child have sensory processing disorder? Does he cover his ears in noisy environments? Does your child fall apart emotionally after a day full of activity or travel? This YouTube video provides a good portrayal of the difficulties faced by a child who has a sensory processing disorder. Watch it to understand how your child feels (video opens in new window). sensory processing disorder Overload Simulation Do you wonder what you can do to help your child overcome his sensory processing disorder? Solutions some parents use, depending upon the child’s tolerance level, include: Ear plugs Soft ear muffs Buy […]

Oct 132013
Special Education Advocacy for Students with Learning Disabilities

Special Education Advocacy Comments by: Sandy Cook, Parent, To Georgia’s House of Representatives Education Committee Members and Georgia’s Senate Education Committee Members at their Townhall Session on 10 October 2013 “After five years in public school, my oldest son still could not read. He was falling further behind in all subjects. We told our IEP team our son wanted to go to college. UDEMY COURSE: How to teach children with learning disabilities “One administrator laughed aloud, and barked, “Your son may never read well, and he is certainly NOT college material. You just need to lower your expectations!” “As they […]