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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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Dysregulated Kids Guide

Dysregulated Behavior in Kids: The Guide to Supporting Self Regulation

Dysregulated Behavior in Kids: The Guide to Supporting Self Regulation As parents and caregivers, we understand the importance of nurturing our children’s emotional well-being. However, some children and teens struggle with dysregulated behavior and emotional regulation, leading to strong emotional reactions to small levels of distress leading to disruptive behavior at school and home. Dysregulation can manifest in many ways,

Read More »
Dysregulated Kids Guide

ADHD Treatments: A Holistic Approach to Managing Your Child’s Symptoms

ADHD Treatments: A Holistic Approach to Managing Your Child’s Symptoms As a parent of a child or teenager with ADHD, you understand the uphill battle of finding the right support to help your child thrive in both school and home settings. It can feel like an exhausting journey, filled with countless attempts and frustrations as you search for effective solutions.

Read More »
Why Is Homework Hard for Some Kids

Why Is Homework Hard for Some Kids?

Are you constantly wondering why your child is struggling with their homework despite putting in hours of effort? You’re not alone! Homework can be a daunting challenge for many kids and parents alike.  Whether your child is in elementary or middle school or beyond, keeping up with homework can be a temporary or long-term issue.  Key Takeaways As parents, it’s

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A Marriage With A Special Needs Child

A Marriage With A Special Needs Child: Strategies to Overcome Challenges and Strengthen Your Relationship

Raising a child with special needs can be a challenging journey that requires patience, understanding, and an enormous amount of love. It is a journey that can bring a family together and make them stronger, but it can also significantly strain a marriage.  According to a study by the National Institutes of Health (2010), the divorce rate among parents of

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ADD vs. ADHD How They Impact Learning

ADD vs. ADHD: How They Impact Learning

Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are two of the most commonly diagnosed neurodevelopmental disorders in children and teens. These conditions can significantly impact academic and social functioning, making it challenging for diagnosed persons to achieve their full potential. This blog will give you a quick overview of ADD vs. ADHD, including its similarities and differences.  ADHD

Read More »
39 Shocking and Sad Children’s Mental Health Statistics

39 Shocking and Sad Children’s Mental Health Statistics (2023)

Children and teens are not exempt from mental health issues, which affect people of all ages. Sadly, the statistics surrounding children’s mental health are particularly alarming. There has been an increase in anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders among children in recent years and the pandemic only added fuel to the fire.  It is why I started the Global

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

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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

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 »
Dysregulated Kids Guide

Dysregulated Behavior in Kids: The Guide to Supporting Self Regulation

Dysregulated Behavior in Kids: The Guide to Supporting Self Regulation As parents and caregivers, we understand the importance of nurturing our children’s emotional well-being. However, some children and teens struggle with dysregulated behavior and emotional regulation, leading to strong emotional reactions to small levels of distress leading to disruptive behavior at school and home. Dysregulation can manifest in many ways,

Read More »
Dysregulated Kids Guide

ADHD Treatments: A Holistic Approach to Managing Your Child’s Symptoms

ADHD Treatments: A Holistic Approach to Managing Your Child’s Symptoms As a parent of a child or teenager with ADHD, you understand the uphill battle of finding the right support to help your child thrive in both school and home settings. It can feel like an exhausting journey, filled with countless attempts and frustrations as you search for effective solutions.

Read More »
Why Is Homework Hard for Some Kids

Why Is Homework Hard for Some Kids?

Are you constantly wondering why your child is struggling with their homework despite putting in hours of effort? You’re not alone! Homework can be a daunting challenge for many kids and parents alike.  Whether your child is in elementary or middle school or beyond, keeping up with homework can be a temporary or long-term issue.  Key Takeaways As parents, it’s

Read More »
A Marriage With A Special Needs Child

A Marriage With A Special Needs Child: Strategies to Overcome Challenges and Strengthen Your Relationship

Raising a child with special needs can be a challenging journey that requires patience, understanding, and an enormous amount of love. It is a journey that can bring a family together and make them stronger, but it can also significantly strain a marriage.  According to a study by the National Institutes of Health (2010), the divorce rate among parents of

Read More »
ADD vs. ADHD How They Impact Learning

ADD vs. ADHD: How They Impact Learning

Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are two of the most commonly diagnosed neurodevelopmental disorders in children and teens. These conditions can significantly impact academic and social functioning, making it challenging for diagnosed persons to achieve their full potential. This blog will give you a quick overview of ADD vs. ADHD, including its similarities and differences.  ADHD

Read More »
39 Shocking and Sad Children’s Mental Health Statistics

39 Shocking and Sad Children’s Mental Health Statistics (2023)

Children and teens are not exempt from mental health issues, which affect people of all ages. Sadly, the statistics surrounding children’s mental health are particularly alarming. There has been an increase in anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders among children in recent years and the pandemic only added fuel to the fire.  It is why I started the Global

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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