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Blog How to Help a Child with Learning Disability

How to Help a Child with Learning Disability

Supporting a child with a learning disability involves a combination of understanding, patience, and targeted interventions. Discover effective ways to support children with learning disabilities, from recognizing strengths to finding learning disability resources. Learn how to empower your learning-disabled kids for success.  After three decades of helping students with learning disabilities, I’ve come up with these 10 proven ways to

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504 Plan for Students With Dyslexia

504 Plan for Students With Dyslexia

As a specific learning disability that affects reading and writing, dyslexia can have a significant impact on a student’s ability to learn and succeed in the classroom.  Fortunately, students with dyslexia are entitled to receive accommodations and services under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Students with dyslexia are also entitled to direct remediation services if they qualify

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504 plans for PANS

504 Plan for PANS/PANDAS: Creating a School Success Plan

As a parent or guardian of a child with PANS/PANDAS, you may be wondering how to create a school success plan for your child. PANS/PANDAS, or Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome/Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections, is a condition that affects children and can lead to symptoms such as sudden onset of obsessive-compulsive behaviors, anxiety, and mood swings.  For

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504 for OCD

504 for OCD

Students with OCD can face a variety of challenges in the classroom, from difficulty concentrating to a long list of fear-driven behaviors. OCD fears can center on worries about self-harm, death, contamination, vomiting, etc.   Regardless of what intrusive thoughts a child has, it impacts their attention, thinking and ability to get school work done, as well as social and emotional

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504 Plan for Anxiety

504 for Anxiety: Getting Support in the Classroom

Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health issues affecting children and teenagers in the United States. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), anxiety disorders affect about one in three children and adolescents, making it a prevalent issue that affects many students in public schools.  In this blog, we will discuss what clinical anxiety looks like

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504 for Executive Functioning Helping Your Child Succeed in School

504 for Executive Functioning: Helping Your Child Succeed in School

Executive functioning skills are essential for academic success, but many students struggle with these skills. As a parent, it can be challenging to watch your child struggle with planning, organization, time management, and other executive functioning skills that are necessary for good grades. Fortunately, there are options available to help your child, including a 504 plan. What are Executive Functioning

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A Teacher’s Guide to 504 Plans

A Teacher’s Guide to 504 Plans

What is a 504 Plan? A 504 plan is a legal document developed under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act that provides equal access to educational programs and activities for students with disabilities. The purpose of a 504 plan is to ensure that students with attention, learning, social, behavioral, or emotional issues receive accommodations that meet their individualized needs in

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ADHD 504 Plan Examples

ADHD 504 Plan Examples

Sarah was a concerned mother who had noticed that her son, Jack, was struggling in school. He was easily distracted, forgetful, and had a hard time completing assignments. After speaking with Jack’s teacher, she learned that he had been exhibiting similar behaviors in class. Sarah was worried that Jack’s struggles would hold him back academically and wanted to get him

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kids discussing on a classroom

504 vs IEP: Tailored Treatments in Education

504 vs. IEP: Tailored Treatments in Education Navigating getting support for your child, teen, or young adult struggling in school or college is complicated for most parents. The process is challenging, and the rules seem hidden. You may have asked your friends, your physician, or even your child’s teacher and still need to figure out how to get the right

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Blog How to Help a Child with Learning Disability

How to Help a Child with Learning Disability

Supporting a child with a learning disability involves a combination of understanding, patience, and targeted interventions. Discover effective ways to support children with learning disabilities, from recognizing strengths to finding learning disability resources. Learn how to empower your learning-disabled kids for success.  After three decades of helping students with learning disabilities, I’ve come up with these 10 proven ways to

Read More »
504 Plan for Students With Dyslexia

504 Plan for Students With Dyslexia

As a specific learning disability that affects reading and writing, dyslexia can have a significant impact on a student’s ability to learn and succeed in the classroom.  Fortunately, students with dyslexia are entitled to receive accommodations and services under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Students with dyslexia are also entitled to direct remediation services if they qualify

Read More »
504 plans for PANS

504 Plan for PANS/PANDAS: Creating a School Success Plan

As a parent or guardian of a child with PANS/PANDAS, you may be wondering how to create a school success plan for your child. PANS/PANDAS, or Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome/Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections, is a condition that affects children and can lead to symptoms such as sudden onset of obsessive-compulsive behaviors, anxiety, and mood swings.  For

Read More »
504 for OCD

504 for OCD

Students with OCD can face a variety of challenges in the classroom, from difficulty concentrating to a long list of fear-driven behaviors. OCD fears can center on worries about self-harm, death, contamination, vomiting, etc.   Regardless of what intrusive thoughts a child has, it impacts their attention, thinking and ability to get school work done, as well as social and emotional

Read More »
504 Plan for Anxiety

504 for Anxiety: Getting Support in the Classroom

Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health issues affecting children and teenagers in the United States. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), anxiety disorders affect about one in three children and adolescents, making it a prevalent issue that affects many students in public schools.  In this blog, we will discuss what clinical anxiety looks like

Read More »
504 for Executive Functioning Helping Your Child Succeed in School

504 for Executive Functioning: Helping Your Child Succeed in School

Executive functioning skills are essential for academic success, but many students struggle with these skills. As a parent, it can be challenging to watch your child struggle with planning, organization, time management, and other executive functioning skills that are necessary for good grades. Fortunately, there are options available to help your child, including a 504 plan. What are Executive Functioning

Read More »
A Teacher’s Guide to 504 Plans

A Teacher’s Guide to 504 Plans

What is a 504 Plan? A 504 plan is a legal document developed under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act that provides equal access to educational programs and activities for students with disabilities. The purpose of a 504 plan is to ensure that students with attention, learning, social, behavioral, or emotional issues receive accommodations that meet their individualized needs in

Read More »
ADHD 504 Plan Examples

ADHD 504 Plan Examples

Sarah was a concerned mother who had noticed that her son, Jack, was struggling in school. He was easily distracted, forgetful, and had a hard time completing assignments. After speaking with Jack’s teacher, she learned that he had been exhibiting similar behaviors in class. Sarah was worried that Jack’s struggles would hold him back academically and wanted to get him

Read More »
kids discussing on a classroom

504 vs IEP: Tailored Treatments in Education

504 vs. IEP: Tailored Treatments in Education Navigating getting support for your child, teen, or young adult struggling in school or college is complicated for most parents. The process is challenging, and the rules seem hidden. You may have asked your friends, your physician, or even your child’s teacher and still need to figure out how to get the right

Read More »
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