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Let Me Carry The Burden On My Shoulders

I don’t have to remind you how difficult it can be to raise a child with special needs. However, I am going to do it anyway. Along with the challenges of maintaining the daily activities we call family, a parent to a child with special needs may also have to advocate and/or or fight to ensure their child has the services they need to succeed.

Special Education Handbook Available

The Speical Education Handbook from the California Office of Administrative Hearings is helpful to parents as they advocate for their child.
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IEP and 504 Plan Legal Workshop | Strengthen Your School's IEP and 504 Plan Process and Protect Student Rights

Richard Isaacs is presenting in December 2019 for the National Business Institute   IEP and 504 Plan Legal Workshop | Strengthen Your School's IEP and 504 Plan Process and Protect Student Rights PDF of presentation…
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Video Introduction to Special Education Law

We understand that you might be new to the world of special education, or simply more interested in understanding some of the specific details of what due process is and how a complaint is drafted.
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Behavior Analyst Melissa Willa Helps Us Understand ABA

ABA, Applied Behavior Analysis, is a popular program designed to improve the overall development of individuals on the autism spectrum. If you are new to the world of ABA, then my chat with Melissa Willa of Gateway Learning Group is for you. We start with the basics of what ABA is, what it looks like from a parent and therapist point of view and how it is evolving over time.
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Pediatric Neuropsycholoist Dr. Dana Chidekel

Dr. Dana Chidekel started her career as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist. She subsequently completed training in neuropsychology. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology and the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. She is certified by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology and by the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology, for which she also serves as an examiner.

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