Success in school is not something you as a parent want to leave to chance. The future well-being of every Alabama child depends on each being able to develop to his or her fullest potential. To achieve that, most people agree it's important to develop good study habits. That can be hard to foster in children with qualifying disabilities. Included among those are the characteristics identified as autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
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Alabama’s schools provide multiple options to provide children with disabilities a better chance of learning the material in a safe environment. Most parents who have to sign up for these types of programs have heard of individualized education programs (IEPs), and those who do not qualify for it are worried how their kid will make it through with their condition.
Any parent advocating for a child with special education or developmental needs faces an alphabet soup of initials and acronyms. They can be massively confusing and make you feel as if you are slashing through kudzu to get to what matters.
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Believe it or not, dyslexia is not a scary word. Still, if you are the parent of a child who has been diagnosed with dyslexia, your first reaction to the news might be one of despair. Our hope with this post is to reinforce the message, do not panic.