Identifying Children who Need Early Intervention or Special Ed Services

In December 2015, The American Academy of Pediatrics has published a Report that highlighted the role pediatricians have in identifying children who need early intervention (EI) or special education services. Continue Reading →

Day 4, Live Blogging from the Institute of Special Ed Advocacy

Thursday, July 26, 2012 Wrightslaw is live blogging all week. We hope you will join us for Day 4 from the Institute of Special Education Advocacy (ISEA). Day 1    Day Continue Reading →

I Get All Kinds of Special Ed Questions from my Patients…

As a pediatrician, I get all kinds of questions from my patients.  Can you help me answer these two special education questions? 1.  A teacher in a school system wants Continue Reading →

Does Medication Make a Child Ineligible for an IEP?

My son is in the 6th grade. He has sensory processing disorders, executive functioning problems, and severe anxiety. He had an IEP for emotional problems. When he takes medication, his Continue Reading →