Chronic mental and physical health conditions or disabilities can interfere with school participation and achievement; but many of these students do not require an IHP.
A time that was filled with all the tension and anxiety of a 6-year-old boy who had already had a pretty tough year was transformed into his favorite hospital moment. Read More →
Sixty percent of students with special needs or disabilities report being bullied, compared to 25 percent of the general school population. Read More →
Pete altered my perspective on those with disabilities. These were not anomalies of nature, difficult to understand, and best avoided. Read More →
Vista said that it sees student access to work-based learning – real work experiences at community-integrated worksites – as one of the greatest benefits of the partnership. Read More →
Amazon hosted 13 patients at Penn State Children’s Hospital for a day of surprises and educational activities. Read More →
A bicycle is built from flat-out magic, and if you don’t see that, you need to ride more. Read More →
For those who qualify for intervention, treatment can help children meet their highest academic and social potential. Read More →
It’s been 12 years since my son was diagnosed with autism. That’s 12 years of doing the best I can to right both his world and mine--not by disregarding his diagnosis, trying to “fix him” or make him be someone he is not--but by learning, advocating and sadly, screwing up. Read More →
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