An Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is the foundation of your child’s education. Many parents feel overwhelmed and anxious about these meetings, but it doesn't have to be this way. In this article you will find IEP tips to help you successfully navigate the Special Education process, including: Who is included on your child's IEP Team;
Tips for working with the IEP team; and what to do before, during, and after IEP meetings to help maximize your child’s services.
Kids chewing on their clothes, hair or fingers is a common issue that parents and teachers have seen in students with autism, ADHD, and sensory issues. There can be several reasons why a kid is chewing. If you are a concerned parent, make sure to talk to your child's doctor to rule out any possible medical issue. Click on the link and read about the most common reasons and ways to support your child or student.
Tenacity in Children: Nurturing the Seven Instincts for Lifetime Success
Robert B. Brooks, PhD and Sam Goldstein, PhD
Dr. Sam Goldstein, describes tenacity, a concept we introduced in our most recent book Tenacity in Children: Nurturing the Seven Instincts for Lifetime Success. The book represents a culmination of our almost 30-year collaboration and incorporates our earlier concepts of resilience and self-discipline to include tenacity as the third component of what we call the “essential triad of human development.” A brief explanation and history of the triad is in order.