Posts tagged 1:1 Aide

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Can A Child with Behavior Problems Survive in a Typical Classroom?

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This issue is really getting to me lately.  It seems I have several clients right now who have bright kids who are perfectly capable of doing well in a general education classroom but for their behavior problems.  The schools I’m dealing with often want to transfer the kids to special education [...]
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Even If You Could Get a 1:1 Aide, Here’s Why You May Not Want One.

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I hear it less now than I used to, but parents still routinely ask whether I can help their child get a 1:1 aide (meaning a paraprofessional who is ostensibly hired only to support a single child). My first response is that it’s always been very difficult, but due to budget cuts, it’s more [...]
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Can the ADA Help Your Child in School? Yes, Now More Than Ever!

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If you’re reading this blog, you’ve probably heard of the ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act – that’s the landmark piece of civil rights 1990 legislation which requires wheelchair accessible bathrooms, for instance.  But what you may not know is whether the ADA applies to your disabled child in [...]
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Miami-Dade School District Cut ESE Funding by Over $46 Million, Broward – $32 Million!

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If you’ve heard your child’s teachers complaining more than ever about scarce classroom resources – or worse, your child has lost classroom support, such as a paraprofessional or an extra teacher – there’s a reason.  The most recent data gathered by Washington, DC – based Advocacy Institute shows [...]
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