To the Teacher of My Child With Sensory Processing Disorder from @lynnsollitto
Dear Teacher, My child has sensory processing disorder (SPD). This means her brain interprets sensory information differently than most people’s. When she has to process multiple sensory stimuli, she feels overwhelmed and may shut down, which can distract her from her learning.
Manifestation Determination from @parentcenterhub
At specific times, and for certain violations of the student code of conduct, IDEA’s discipline procedures require school systems to conduct what is known as a “manifestation determination review.” The purpose of this review is to determine whether or not the child’s behavior that led to the disciplinary infraction is linked to his or her disability.
How to survive an active shooter situation from @RaisingDevon
I recently attended Active Survivor Training (also called Active Shooter training) with my children. What we learned was invaluable and, as our personal story shows, the lessons can be used in real-life situations.
Reactive Attachment Disorder in Adults Ruins Relationships
Relationships are an integral part of our lives, and when we don’t form a healthy attachment with our parents and guardians, we can develop severe disorders as adults. Reactive attachment disorder happens when a child doesn’t form healthy bonds with their parents, and as a result, if left untreated, reactive attachment disorder follow a person into adulthood.
Nurses and teachers are changing the world: It’s time their paychecks reflected that.
Imagine a world without nurses and teachers. Where would we be without the amazing people that work daily to educate us, help make us feel better, and so much more?
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News & Headlines
Editorial: Grandparents need help raising kids from TRIBLive
Family lives in fear after adopting troubled girl from The Daily Item
I live in Charlotte, NC with my family and am working on a memoir about raising my adopted son, Devon.