July 21, 2015
Neglect of educational potential, of those with disabilities, will come back to bite us!
We are writing off half a million children, who have the potential to learn and access many forms of post-secondary education, in the next 2 years.
We have little time and have dra...
WHAT IS INCLUSION?
"Successful inclusion is measured by one’s level to appropriately participate and access their education."
Marie Lewis, RN, PhD, BCEA
Inclusion is not just placement in a regular education class.
Has positive effect on achievemen...
"Inclusion is a process of identifying, understanding and breaking down barriers to participation and belonging."
Early Childhood Forum (2003)
At a time when the community is in need, one should not say, "I will go home and peace be to you," but rather...
PARENT IEP PREPARATION
By Marie Lewis, RN, PhD, BCEA
“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success."
Alexander Graham Bell
1 - CONTINUE TO TALK WITH YOUR CHILD.
What do they like or want to change?
What do they like and dislike?
What do they need.
Listen to how t...
June 28, 2015
WHAT IS A NOREP/PWN
By Marie Lewis
Notice of Recommended Educational Placement NOREP & Prior Written Notice PWN
The NOREP/PWN is a school district’s written request to parents to approve or revoke consent for special education and related services.
June 14, 2015
Have you ever read the California Education Code (233) ?
Each teacher shall endeavor to impress upon the minds of the pupils the following:
• The principles of morality, truth, justice, patriotism, and true comprehension of the rights, duties, and dignity of Americ...