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IEP help for parents at first-ever Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference to Dec. 5 in Reno

How far will parents go to ensure the best education for their child? Linda McMahon and her husband Jim moved their family from California to Reno so that their son Sam could attend Newton Learning Center, a school for children on the Autism spectrum and other similar learning differences.

IEP help for parents at first-ever Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference to Dec. 5 in Reno RENO, Nev. – How far will a parent go to save a child from being chronically undereducated? Ask any of the parents of the students of Newton Learning Center, a school for …

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Recognizing Speech Delays in Your Child

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Kids are a hilarious, exceptional, a miracle. I give my 8-month old a leaf and she’s happy for about two hours to just wave it around in front of her face. She is growing every minute, every second, and watching her change and develop is so unbelievably exciting. All of …

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Bye-Bye, Tantrums: The Benefits of Planning Transitions for Preschoolers

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  Follow these simple tricks and activities to reduce and ultimately avoid the early childhood tantrums. During their preschool years, children go through many developmental changes. Considering their social and emotional development, children at this age are able to understand, label and differentiate between the different emotions that they are …

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The Elephant in the Room…Santa Claus

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I’m sorry, but what the hell is up with parents that choose not to trick their kids into believing Santa Claus exists?!? A lot of my mom friends are not perpetuating the Santa Claus myth and I’m surprised, like really? Its super fun as a parent to play along in …

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Seriously, Get Your Kids Tested for a Speech Delay

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I will never forget that phone call. I was trying to learn a new system work was implementing when my phone began to buzz. It was my son’s daycare. That sinking feeling hit as I wondered what could be going on. “Hello, Mrs. Bradfield?” “Yes, this is her.” “Ok great. …

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Dolan Class Project Winners Announced

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The 2017 Dolan Class Project has truly blown us away. 33 classrooms came together within the last two months to better our community through fun and unique outreach projects. The students and teachers that participated took the project seriously and made it their mission to impact others. It was a …

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Selfish Much?

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International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach addressed the world on August 5th from a simple podium amid a techno-charged party scene. His role was to welcome the world, in person or via television, to the 2016 Olympics hosted in Brazil. Instead, he delivered 11 of the most shocking words that …

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Turasa: An awesome yoga game for kids and adults

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I enjoy yoga. It has so many benefits and I find it completely relaxing. My little girls like to practice yoga, too. They have little yoga mats and sometimes we can be found chanting “om” and setting intentions for the day before breakfast. Last week I was contacted to see …

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