Posts in 'Education'

Federal Law: The “Stay Put” Rule

Birth Injury, Education, Tips for Parents

CPFN Special Contributors Anita Howell and Lisa Viele explain the federal “Stay Put” rule—which gives parents a voice when making decisions about their children’s education—and how it impacted Anita’s son, Ryan. TRANSCRIPT Text: Ever walk into an IEP (Individualized education plan) meeting and feel overpowered by the teachers and their plans? The federal “Stay Put”... Read More

Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Children with Cerebral Palsy

Education, Tips for Parents

By Anita Howell CPFN Special Contributor Most school districts are in full swing by now and, regardless of what turmoil the pandemic is currently bringing, there are a few things about back-to-school that remain consistent every year. Let’s take a look at a few. Finding Your Voice for Your Next IEP Meeting For those of... Read More

Special Needs Distance Learning During COVID-19

Education

As if special needs parents don’t have enough challenges to contend with involving their child’s care, COVID-19 has added a new level of challenge to their daily lives. With the uncertainty regarding the safe reopening of schools throughout the country, parents are now coping with the daunting possibility of extended school closures and their additional... Read More

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