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Honoring 6 Influential Women Who Changed the Face of Special Needs Education

March 8th is International Women’s Day. Living in a time when women are free, powerful, and influential, it’s difficult to conceive how hard women had to work to carve a path for themselves in the world. Women authors hid their names behind male pseudonyms and initials. Bank accounts were in their husband’s name. The only […]

Honing Fixations: Using Your Child’s Obsession as a Motivator & Reinforcement for Learning

If you ever visit us, the first thing you will notice about my son is his obsession with doors. Ever since he was a little, he loved watching people open and close doors. He eventually learned to sign MORE to make the requests from his spot. Now that he is able to twist the doorknobs […]

Bring Out the Best in Your Child: Considerations for Special Education

This article is written by Daniel Sherwin from All content provided is for informational purposes only. Always adapt and apply suggestions based on your child’s needs. Children with special needs are the most amazing little troopers. Whether they have physical disabilities, mental illnesses, or are on the autism spectrum, they are all awesome little people. […]

Teaching to Symptoms, Not a Diagnosis

Once you were given a diagnosis for your child, you wanted to know everything there was to know about it. You read the appropriate books, bookmarked the best websites, and joined support forums. When it comes to homeschooling your child with special needs, you want to do the same: find all the books, websites, and […]