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October 12, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Budgets, detail, education, Plan, scant, typically

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Categories: Special needs education

Today’s big budget bonanza is likely to be sparse when it comes to the fuller details of the exact distribution of the country’s education spending, based on last year. The speeches held on budget day 2021 adhered to general statements and headlines: the hiring of 990 special educational assistants (SNA), smaller class sizes, 270 million […]

October 12, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Conference, Inperson, Neuroscience, policy, refund, registrants, reverses, society, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

damirkudisch / iStock The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) has lifted its refund policy for the organization’s annual meeting after an outcry from would-be conference attendees on social media. Those who no longer want to attend the meeting can request a refund of the registration fee, the organization announced today. Neuroscience 2021 was planned as a […]

October 12, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: app, BYJUs, Childs, Companion, Connect, Parent, Progress

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Categories: Parenting

Just when you were thinking how far technology can go, BYJU’S is here with its new launch – Parent Connect app that is designed to provide real-time information to parents about their Child’s progress. BYJU’S is an educational technology multinational company known for offering exam preparation courses and K-12 programs through video-based learning programs. It […]

October 12, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Adopted, Cat, Friend, Guinea, Home, Perfect, Pig, Shelter

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Categories: autism

Friendships can bloom in the most unlikely places. Just look at Angel and Halo, a shelter cat and a guinea pig with an unusual bond. The friendship between Angel and Halos is especially rare because cats and guinea pigs usually don’t get along. But despite all adversities, Angel and Halo have become best friends who […]

Williamsport, Pennsylvania – After many schools went virtual during the pandemic, education officials held a virtual meeting last week to reflect on financial and performance costs for students, school districts and taxpayers. The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) and the Keystone Center for Charter Change held the meeting on Friday to discuss issues that charter […]

October 11, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Bottom, Crisis, demand, education, faces, Rock, services, special, Unprecendented

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Categories: autism

“We are at crisis point….” “We are at rock bottom…” By Anne Dachel Here’s a recap of stories posted over the past week or so on my site, Loss of Brain Trust.  https://www.lossofbraintrust.com/ Again my main focus is on what’s happening in Britain . Two stories in the UK Times and one in the Irish […]

October 11, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: District, education, Hood, hours, Lost, Pay, River, School, student, Worth

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Categories: Special needs education

The Hood River School District has filed another appeal in a potentially landmark legal case covering the educational rights of students with special needs in Oregon. One family sued the county, claiming they refused to give their son who has autism, adequate support and education. Mike and Stephanie Frank believe their son’s right to a […]

October 11, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: activity, Autistic, Boys, brain, differ, girls, relate, Spectrum, traits

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Categories: autism

Biomarker Bias: Brainwave patterns in autistic boys, but not autistic girls, appear to correlate with traits. Engagementstock / Shutterstock Autistic children show a distinct pattern of resting brain activity, and how that pattern relates to behavior differs between autistic boys and girls, according to a new study. Previous analysis suggests that characteristics of autism differ […]

October 11, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: ADHDLD, DeStress, stress

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Categories: adhd

ADHD / LD and stress Children with ADHD are constantly stressed by demands that push them into full swing. You wonder why school is so difficult – so frustrating – so crazy. According to research, 30-50% of these children have specific learning disabilities (SLD) in addition to ADHD. While many know they “have” it, most […]

October 11, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: board, Candidates, COVID19, education, Masks, policies, Talk

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Categories: Special needs education

MONROE, CT – Justin Orlando, a Republican Education Committee nominee who rejects masked mandates, literally wore his views on his chest during an interview at Starbucks on Friday morning. His T-shirt read: “Breaking News: Fresh air is still fresh air.” He disagrees with Governor Ned Lamont having sole authority over how the state deals with […]

Parenting is a challenge no matter what the circumstances. When you are parenting a child with special needs, the challenges often have to be taken on with different techniques and a large amount of grace! Today we have Chantelle Paige Turner from Stronger Mommy to talk about her experience of being a mom to an […]