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Honoring 6 Influential Women Who Changed the Face of Special Needs Education

March 8th is International Women’s Day. Living in a time when women are free, powerful, and influential, it’s difficult to conceive how hard women had to work to carve a path for themselves in the world. Women authors hid their names behind male pseudonyms and initials. Bank accounts were in their husband’s name. The only […]

A Love Letter to Homeschoolers

There comes a time in every homeschooling family’s life when overwhelm takes over, motivation runs dry, and that well of best intentions ends up on the wayside. For days such as these, I remember our ‘why’ behind homeschooling and I remember that support abounds. I felt compelled to write a few words of encouragement and […]

Parents as Love Therapists

In spending time with my son in a children’s hospital, I can’t help but take in the sights and sounds and learn a thing or two about humanity. Being surrounded by so many other parents of children with special needs is both comforting and heartbreaking – especially in this setting. I find myself listening to […]

Autism: Reading the Signs and Finding Strategies to Help Your Child

Do you have questions about your child’s developmental progress? Perhaps you have noticed some delays, but you want to know if your concerns are valid. Learn more about signs to watch for a child who has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Learn more about signs to watch for a child who has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) on my guest post on Educents’ blog.