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2014-06-25 08:32:56

Educators can use screens to evaluate children ages 0-35 months to meet Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C early intervention requirements NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Curriculum Associates' BRIGANCE® Screens III has been approved by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) as part of its early intervention services to meet Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). To help meet Part C...

2014-03-11 08:27:09

"Life in a Special-Needs World" Exclusive Report Explores Health and Happiness of Children of All Abilities NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents magazine today revealed exclusive results from a study of moms of children with special needs and those whose children are typically developing, comparing their opinions on the health and happiness of children in their communities. The study results are featured in a 20-page special report entitled, "Life in a Special-Needs World," in...

2014-02-28 23:04:12

Each day Progressive Community Services advocates for the rights and meaningful involvement of individuals with disabilities in the local community. The month of March is designated as Developmental Disabilities Awareness month so that the entire nation can recognize the children and adults who are striving to become a greater part of their community through employment, volunteering, education and social activities. St. Joseph, MO (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Twenty-seven years ago President...

2014-02-20 12:32:27

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly seven years after the lawsuit was filed, and more than five years since the District Court denied the State's motion to dismiss, disability advocates entered into an historic settlement with the New Jersey Department of Education to ensure that New Jersey students with disabilities receive an appropriate education in the "least restrictive environment." "Countless children with disabilities who were inappropriately segregated and denied...

2011-01-17 00:00:41

Company's cross agency client management behavioral health software to replace case management system for Birth to Three Intervention Program Wayne, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 16, 2011 Core Solutions, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Division of Management Services in Delaware to replace the formerly used case management system for the Birth to Three Early Intervention System (Birth to Three). Birth to Three is a statewide, comprehensive interagency system that...

2009-08-19 11:41:58

As a child progresses from one grade level to the next, there are certain behaviors parents and teachers can watch for to help recognize and rehabilitate subtle learning disabilities that could hinder the child's long-term academic career, said a developmental pediatrician at Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu). "When a child enters kindergarten, third grade, junior high and high school, the new learning environments add more stressors than the levels before," said Dr. Sherry Vinson, an...

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2009-06-02 07:30:00

Many children who are retained in kindergarten, first or third grade for academic reasons do not subsequently receive a document outlining the individualized special education services they should receive, according to a report in the June issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Each year, 5 percent to 10 percent of American students are retained at the same grade level, according to background information in the article. One in 10...


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