27 06, 2017

Advocating for Yourself in Middle School and High School: How To Get What You Need


You should always be able to have the accommodations you need in school for your disability or health care needs. Sometimes it just takes some extra effort to get what you need. Just because you have a disability it doesn’t mean you can’t do as well as the other kids in school, you have the same rights to succeed. By law every school has a process [a set way] for you to talk to teachers and others about what you need. Sometimes this plan or process is called an Individual Education Plan [IEP], a 504 plan, or sometimes something else. Step [...]

Advocating for Yourself in Middle School and High School: How To Get What You Need2017-06-30T15:04:35-05:00
3 05, 2017

Awkward! The Tough Transition to Middle School


[rescue_box color="blue" text_align="left" width="100%" float="none"]Article by Kelly Wallace, CNN [/rescue_box] There is a reason why when people post pictures of themselves during their middle school years on Facebook for "Throw Back Thursday," we all stop and take notice. We recognize the fear or uncertainty or absolute angst in their eyes. Raging hormones. Changing bodies. Awkward social interactions. No longer a child but not yet an adult. Those are just a few of the zillion reasons why most of us would never want to go back to that time, and why some parents of beginning middle schoolers are freaking out as school starts. [...]

Awkward! The Tough Transition to Middle School2019-10-03T11:45:08-05:00


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