What do students with an educational disability look like?
Low test scores
Problems with memory, concentration, attention
Social or emotional problems
Speech and language problems
I support students and families with mild/ moderate learning issues by identifying needs and ensuring appropriate interventions and methodologies are used.
Disabilities: Dyslexia, ADHD, Executive Functioning, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Specific Learning Disabilities, Anxiety / Emotional Disturbances, Speech and Language Impairments, Motor Skill Delays, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia.
ADHD/ADD (innatentive type)
Aspergers/ Autism Spectrum Disorders:
Specific Learning Disabilities:
Anxiety/ Emotional Disturbances:
Speech and Language Impairments:
Motor Skill Delays:
Know Your Rights
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IDEA Federal Special Education Law: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/IDEA/regs.html
California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov/index.asp
Wrights Law: http://www.wrightslaw.com/
US Dept of Educ IDEA 2004: http://idea.ed.gov/
Parents Helping Parents:
Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates: http://www.copaa.org/
Americans with Disabilities Act