Ever Wonder What RTI Means?

Parents often tell us that their student is getting support through “RTI” but they do not always know what that means. With the reauthorization of the Individuals With Disability Act of 2004, Congress believed that when identifying students with learning disabilities, schools should use procedures that are more relevant to the instruction that students receive…

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Does my child need accommodations or modifications?

What is the difference between accommodations and modifications in school? How do you know what is best?  These are terms that are thrown around in parent/teacher conferences every day but do parents really understand what the difference is? An accommodation changes how your student learns while a modification changes what your student learns.  Accommodations help…

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Can you have ADHD without the “H”?

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is published by the American Psychiatric Association. It is the standard guidelines that are used when assessing for any mental health issues.  This manual is updated from time to time and the way disorders are diagnosed can change. Changes can also be made to the name…

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