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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 Family & Medical Support You get the feeling that something isn’t right? Go [...]

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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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The Forgotten Ones – a Guide to Nurturing Siblings

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: Autism|Tags: , , |

by Tara Zeller, MS, BCBA When a family receives a diagnosis such as autism for their child, their world is turned upside down. This goes for any family with a special needs child. Learning that [...]

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Making a Difference in Our Community

By | December 1st, 2016|Categories: Autism, Support Group|Tags: , , , , , |

by Diana Anderson, Founder of the Special Needs Parent Support Group of Seminole County As special needs parents, we have to fight…for everything.  IEPs, services, equal treatment of our special needs children.  As our children [...]

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