School systems will deny services because of money, yet tell you help isn’t needed. They then make you out to be unruly for taking a stand.
SPED kids must be given the same type of reports, projects, homework, and tests as the rest of the class. It’s up to the school to modify them as needed.
Special ed. and gifted students are sometimes written off and not pushed to their full potential. It is up to you to make sure this does not happen.
Some school systems won’t give SPED services until someone that speaks their language is on your side such as a tutor, advocate, or lawyer.
Schools are strapped for cash and tend to fight giving out needed services. Don’t blindly go along with whatever they say. Sometimes they try to short-change you while claiming they know what is best. Fight for your kids.
Schools don’t feel bad for gifted kids that need to move ahead. Tax money is spent on special ed services and the gifted are often forgotten.
Special ed. kids need the same homework as the others, but adapted. They should be held to the same expectations. This answers a question asked by D. from Wellesley MA.
ADD, ADHD, Aspergers, autism, gifted, special ed, homework & test prep are topics you may need help with. If you need advice, please ask.
Special ed students with ADD, ADHD, Asperger’s and autism may need to take breaks in school to keep focus. This trick helps with homework too.