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So Overwhelming! School Refuses to Provide Assessment Results!

02/05/15
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We started the process in September and still have not had our IEP meeting! 1. The school has decided that legal timelines are unimportant. 2. I requested assessment results before the IEP meeting and was denied. 3. School said they are only required to give me school records before the IEP meeting. Technically, the current […]

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Pre-Pub Special Ends May 20th! New Book! Wrightslaw: All About Tests and Assessments

05/19/14
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At the printer now! Wrightslaw: All About Tests and Assessments by Melissa Lee Farrall, Ph.D., SAIF, Pamela Darr Wright, MA MSW, and Peter W. D. Wright, Esq. Take advantage of this special pre-publication offer: 25% OFF Pre-pub price $11.22 Regular Price $14.95 This special offer is good from Tuesday, May 6 through Tuesday, May 20, […]

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Reading Comprehension Programs and Assessments

01/14/13
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My son has high functioning autism.  He is a middle schooler, reading 2 years below grade level. He has difficulty in comprehension and inferencing, but not decoding.  The school uses the Jamestown Reading Navigator.  Is this an effective program? This is a link to the Jamestown Reading Navigator and to the program overview.   http://www.readingnavigator.com/mkt/jumper.html The […]

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Identifying Inattentive ADHD-1

01/12/09
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I am an elementary school special education teacher and I’m concerned that one of my students is being overlooked. I work with a 4th grade student we believe has ADHD-I (Inattentive) and a learning disability. Several Connors forms have been filled out on him. The inattentive scores were high, activity level scores were low, overall […]

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