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...

July 21, 2015

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. 

 

 

BEING INCLUDED:

  • Has positive effect on achievemen...

July 21, 2015

INCLUSION QUOTES

"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...

July 21, 2015

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.

 

 

 

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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...