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They Said I Couldn’t, So I Did: How I Learned To Embrace My Disability

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Adult Support|Tags: , , |

by Chris Lenart (Shared by Chris Lenart on the Cerebral Palsy Guide, reprinted with permission.) My Life with Cerebral Palsy When I was born, there were no computers or Internet, so my parents couldn’t Google [...]

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The Story Behind the Romeo Story

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

by April M. Whitt, Teacher and Author of the Romeo Book Series The day the writing appeared on the wall was the day…Romeo was born!  A few months ago we celebrated Romeo’s 7th birthday! [...]

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Understanding School Choice Options

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , , |

Understanding School Choice Options by Dr. Ilene Wilkins, CEO of UCP of Central Florida The choices for students with disabilities have grown exponentially over the past decade. Charter Schools, McKay Scholarships and the new Gardiner [...]

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Parent Disability Guide for Brevard County

By | December 14th, 2016|Categories: Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism, Child Development, Education, Support Group|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What to Do If Your Child Receives a Diagnosis. Developed by Jackie Yearby and Emily DeWoody for the Interagency Council of Brevard You get the feeling that something isn’t right? Go with your gut, find [...]

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Preparing For Your IEP Meeting: Before, During and After

By | December 14th, 2016|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , |

by Pam Lindemann, The IEP Advocate There’s no doubt: An IEP is an extremely important document in your child’s education. It is very complex. so understanding the IEP process is critical. Here are some tips [...]

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The Best Revenge I Ever Got

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: Adult Support, Autism, Child Development, Education, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

by Angela Becker This story starts about ten years ago, when I was in third grade. I was ten years old, and struggling somewhat in school – for good reason. While I can’t recall being [...]

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