Resources for Home Instruction: Even A Parent Can Do It!

The  reality of  home instruction is hitting millions of homes across America. As parents and caregivers face transitioning to teachers  and as they wait for final teaching materials and instructions from their school, you can do a number of things to help your children adapt. Begin by creating routines  and scheduling daily activities in a way thatContinue reading “Resources for Home Instruction: Even A Parent Can Do It!”

Dyslexia?  Your child can succeed in school!

Recently, I received an email from a client who had hired me after years trying to get their son, who has dyslexia, proper services at his school. They tried to navigate the system, through charter schools and tutoring sessions and “Student Success” meetings at school, but he kept failing.  We helped them get a properContinue reading “Dyslexia?  Your child can succeed in school!”

Charter Schools: Know Your Rights

What is a charter school? A charter school is “a public school that provides free elementary and/or secondary education to eligible students under a specific charter executed, pursuant to a state charter school law, by an authorized agency/authority and that is designated by such authority to be a public charter school” – Office for CivilContinue reading “Charter Schools: Know Your Rights”

Sesame Street: 50 Years of Disability Rights Advocacy

Sesame Street, the most influential children’s program ever, is 50 years old this year.  The ground-breaking show will celebrate with a TV special to be aired on HBO and PBS this November* and the Sesame Street cast took on a year-long 10-city road trip in 2019. Earlier this year, the intersection of West 63rd andContinue reading “Sesame Street: 50 Years of Disability Rights Advocacy”

Questions and Answers about Regional Centers

Regional Centers provide support and services for individuals with developmental disabilities throughout California. According to the California Department of Developmental Services, regional centers are “nonprofit private corporations that contract with the Department of Developmental Services to provide or coordinate services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. They have offices throughout California to provide aContinue reading “Questions and Answers about Regional Centers”