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Special Education Teachers Share Their Most Powerful Tool In The Classroom

By: Meena Tadimeti, MBA Contributor to specialneedsinmycity.com @SNinmycity  Students in special education spend 6 hours a day, ten months a year for 22 years of their lives with teachers who are responsible for strengthening their academic, communication and life skills. … Continue reading

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Have Delicious Pizza And Support Your Child’s Teacher With Classroom Needs

Your child’s teacher may never tell you, but he or she is taking on the burden of buying classroom materials with their hard-earned money. With school budget cuts across the nation, school teachers are on a budget. According to a … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Parents Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About Out-of Home Placement For Their Disabled Child, Hear From An Experienced Father

By: Stephen Gallup My developmentally disabled son Joseph is 29 years old, and for the last nine years he has lived in a licensed residential facility. Earlier, as a little guy, he had been the focal point of a very, … Continue reading

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Top 100 Positive Words To Use With Your Special Needs Child

by: Meena Tadimeti, MBA Contributor to specialneedsinmycity.com @SNinmycity  Countless books have been written on the importance and benefits of using positive language with children to help them build confidence, self-perception and self-control. However, as parents, we all know how easy … Continue reading

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Resilience In Action, Hi-Tech Solutions In Full Swing

Often, as parents, we don’t consider certain sports for our children with disabilities for obvious reasons. But here is an inspirational video that will capture your heart and attention. Moreover, it offers hope that our children could explore certain sports that we may have … Continue reading

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Give Thanks By Giving to Others!

Here are some wonderful volunteering opportunities for families looking to assist local organizations that help our Communities during this Thanksgiving holiday.  Great way to give thanks!   Before/On Thanksgiving Day Contact Details Days of Hope in Turlock Christopher Scott at 209-304-4291 … Continue reading

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IEP Team’s Obligation To Meet Communication Needs of Students with Hearing, Vision, or Speech Disabilities

Students with disabilities, like all students, must have opportunities to participate in school. And an important part of this participation involves communicating with peers, teachers or school staff.   With this in mind, this November, all three Federal offices, Office of Civil … Continue reading

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