Monthly Archives: August 2015

Introduction to Special Education and IEPs Workshop

INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION and IEPs Parent Workshop in Southern Chester County
 
Friday, September 11, 2015 9:30am - 11:00am   This workshop is designed for parents new to Special Education and IEPs. Chrissy Shelly, one of The Arc's Special Education Advocates, will explain the basics about IEPs and IEP meetings. If your child is just entering elementary school... Read more

6 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Executive Function

Even if you've never heard the term “executive functions,” you've used them before. They're activities relating to the prefrontal cortex of your brain, and they impact how we behave and handle problems. People with strong executive function skills are able to think flexibly and adapt to change comfortably . The executive functions are:
  • Self-control.
  • Self-awareness.
  • Using self-directed speech — in other...
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Building Safe and Healthy Relationships Training

Building Safe and Healthy Relationships

DATE: OCTOBER 7, 2015 TIME: 7 - 8:30 PM Presenter: Beverly Franz, PhD; Project Director Criminal Justice and Sexual Health Initiatives, Institute on Disabilities at Temple University Understanding social relationships is complicated! This webinar will explore: • Types of friendships • Evolution of friendships • Tools and safety tips to help your child navigate the social world •...
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University of Pennsylvania Law Review Article Finds Pennsylvania Parents’ Attorneys are Achieving Great Results for Students With Special Needs

An article entitled Getting Their Due (Process): Parents and Lawyers in Special Education in Pennsylvania, published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review at the link below, details how the strong and successful Parent attorney bar in Pennsylvania is achieving great results for students with special needs. Batchis & Nestle successfully represented Parents in three special education...
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