Successful, but still dyslexic

Successful, but still dyslexic

In life, I think it is very easy to judge a book by its cover. Many people see me and my story as a success story, and by all means, it is. I am a successful dyslexic, but I am still a dyslexic. Every day I still struggle with various aspects of my dyslexia.  ...
Specific Learning Disorders

Specific Learning Disorders

According to the DSM-5*, the term Specific Learning Disorder (aka SLD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder with a biological origin that affects an individual’s academic skills, not their developmental milestones.   Let me break down some of those terms for you and...
A Parent’s Guide to IEP Meetings

A Parent’s Guide to IEP Meetings

A Parent’s Guide to IEP Meetings There is no way to deny it, IEP meetings are stressful and hard for any parent. I know professionals who go into meetings as advocates for other families regularly but still struggle with attending an IEP meeting for their own...
Your IEP Questions Answered

Your IEP Questions Answered

What is an IEP? An IEP is an Individualized Education Plan, and it is developed for students with special needs.  It is a document that summarizes their needs and how their program has been individualized to meet their needs.  It includes the student’s goals,...