Tag: IFSP

How to find camps for children with special needs

How to find camps for children with special needs

It’s the time of year when school is wrapping up and kids of all ages are looking forward to summer fun. Children with special needs are no exception. ...
From summer to school – the big transition

From summer to school – the big transition

The transition from summertime to the school year can be a daunting one for any child. For a child with special needs, it can be especially difficult. ...
What is peer-reviewed research?

What is peer-reviewed research?

You may have heard that your child’s program should be based on "peer reviewed research."  But, what does that mean? Peer-reviewed research is when ...
Turning 3 – the leap from early intervention to special ed

Turning 3 – the leap from early intervention to special ed

Is your little one currently in an early intervention program but going to “age out” because her third birthday is fast approaching?  If so, here’s wh ...
Changing a program for a child with special needs

Changing a program for a child with special needs

Whether you have a baby or toddler with an IFSP, or a child age 3 or older with an IEP, starting a new school year may mean you need to make some adju ...
Summer to September

Summer to September

It is usually hard for kids to adapt to a different schedule. For kids with challenges, it can be…well…even more challenging. Here are some tips to ...
Summer programs for kids with special needs

Summer programs for kids with special needs

If your child has an IFSP or an IEP and is receiving services for a developmental delay or a qualifying disability, it may be possible for services to ...
What is speech therapy?

What is speech therapy?

Speech and language therapy (commonly referred to simply as “speech therapy”) is a special kind of therapy to help your child communicate.  If your ch ...
What is an IEP?

What is an IEP?

An IEP is short for "Individualized Education Program." It is both a process and a written educational plan for a child with a disability. It is a doc ...
What is an IFSP?

What is an IFSP?

The IFSP- the Individualized Family Service Plan- is a written plan that is developed for an eligible infant or toddler (up to his third birthday) who ...