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Special ed advocates pushing bill to make it easier for parents to dispute IEPs

March 18, 2013

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Parents in Montgomery County are leading efforts to make it easier for Maryland families to dispute a child’s special education plan in legal hearings. The parents have been lobbying in favor of a bill that would require school systems to defend Individual Education Programs in due process legal disputes, regardless of who initiates the proceedings. […]

5 jobs with high salary, low education

June 23, 2011

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Las Vegas, ABC News channel 13: 5 jobs with high salary, low education The cost of higher education is on the rise. According to the report “College of 2020” by Chronicle Research Services, the largest increases in college tuition compared with inflation in the last decade have been at public four-year institutions. Further college graduates […]

Swing Invention for Autism

September 15, 2010

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Check out this video on a new swing invention for autism that a grandfather invented. Looks great for a sensory clinic or playground. You can view more info at the website for the Swring at http://swring.com/ Source: ABC News

Award-Winning Occupational Therapy Website Provides Easy Access to Activity Plans for Children

September 8, 2010

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A new solution for parents and caregivers to help children develop motor skill acuity. The newly designed OTPlan.com website is an innovative search engine that provides occupational therapists, parents and educators with simple and creative occupational therapy activities designed to help children master daily tasks.

Tool kit determines disabled accessibility

July 19, 2010

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Misericordia prof working with Pride Mobility engineers develops way to aid disabled. EXETER – While teaching a Misericordia University class on the environmental aspects of disabilities, professor Denis Anson thought he saw too many “deer in the headlights” looks on student faces when explaining how to assess a place’s accessibility for the disabled. “I realized […]