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Resources Tagged With: advocacy

Adoption and School [web resource] [downloadable]

Starting school may be difficult for an adopted person. Questions from peers or teachers may be uncomfortable for children, and some classroom assignments may be challenging. For example, a child who joined the family when he or she was older may not have baby pictures, and the common family tree assignment may be difficult for an adopted person. Read more ›

Anxiety and Twice Exceptional (2e) Child [downloadable]

Students who are twice-exceptional (2e) have tremendous intellectual gifts alongside a wide range of possible learning challenges — attention differences, slow processing speed, social immaturity, and/or weak executive function skills, just to name a few of the possibilities. Read more ›

Greta Thunberg Says Aspergers Is Her Superpower

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg is known internationally for continuously and courageously working to combat climate change. She was the face of the Global Climate Strikes, inspiring millions of people — more specifically, young people — to rally in more than 150 countries, as CBS News reports. And, she says her Asperger’s syndrome diagnosis is her “superpower.”

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EdRev Expo 2019: Keynote Presentation by Steve Young [video]

Football legend Steve Young shares his inspiring journey with anxiety at EdRev Expo 2019. Read more ›

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National PTA’s Special Education Toolkit [web resource]

Special ed 569The Special Education Toolkit from National Parent-Teacher Association (National PTA) helps make sense of an often confusing system and educates families of newly diagnosed children with special needs on how to get the best special education, services, and resources available to them. Read more ›

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Family Guides: Help Your Children Succeed in Key Learning Areas [downloadable]

FamilyGuides568When families, communities and schools work together, students are more successful.  In fact, decades of research show that students with involved parents are more likely to attend school regularly, perform better in school, develop better social skills, and go on to post-secondary education. Read more ›

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Twice Exceptional, Doubly Disadvantaged? How Schools Struggle to Serve Gifted Students with Disabilities

twice exceptional 544Twice exceptional, or 2e kids are believed to make up at least 6 percent of students in special education — possess high academic aptitude but struggle with ADHD, mild autism, dyslexia or other learning and behavioral challenges. They are notoriously difficult for schools to serve effectively for two reasons, say advocates, parents and some educators. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2019 Spotlight Session: The Dyslexic Renaissance—A Paradigm of Opportunity [presentation]

For more than a century, students with dyslexia have been relegated to the sidelines of academia. Locked out by the primacy of text-based learning, dyslexics have internalized the failure of a constrained educational system, resulting in mass incarceration, underemployment, and addiction. Dean Bragonier, Founder and Executive Dyslexic of NoticeAbility, shares his personal journey and illustrates how highlighting the cognitive advantages of dyslexia will empower the individual and benefit society at large. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: IEP 101 [presentation]

David Tollner of Tollner Law Offices provides parents and advocates invaluable information on the legal requirements for designing and implementing effective IEPs and provides strategies for IEP meetings. Read more ›

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EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Cultivating an Empowered Transition—An Integrative Approach to College Success [presentation]

College life requires young adults to have advanced self-awareness, self-regulation, and problem solving skills to handle the multitude of demands and tasks in their new setting. Presenter Jared Leaderman, PhD, introduces research-based approaches to build and solidify the skills that can empower students to creatively work through obstacles to reach their academic and personal goals. Read more ›

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