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Keeping Track of Your Child’s IEP Documents

Keeping Track of the IEP If your child has an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) at school, keeping track of all relevant documents is essential. Bringing all the documents together in one place helps make the IEP process go more smoothly. Your child’s IEP binder can be as simple as a 3-ring binder with a few page…

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Using Labels and People First Language

My son has Down syndrome. So far, it isn’t much of a big deal, it just means that I think about Down syndrome and labels more than I used to. And I’ve been thinking about labels for a long time, so thinking about them more, well I guess that is something. Many years ago, I…

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If Your Child Needs Speech Therapy

Speech-language pathologists evaluate and treat children with speech, language and swallowing difficulties. Audiologists diagnose and manage hearing and balance disorders. If your child has difficulty with any aspect of communication, contact your pediatrician and ask for a referral for a speech and language evaluation. Consult a professional Look for a speech-language pathologist who holds the…