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Read personal takes on the highs and lows of learning and attention issues, and everything in between. Parents share stories about their journey.
Amanda Morin is a parent advocate and former teacher. She worked in classrooms and as an early intervention specialist for 10 years. Since 2007, she has been working as an education writer and, more recently, as a parent advocate to empower parents and affirm the pivotal role they play in their child’s education.
During her years as an early childhood educator, she taught kindergarten and worked with infants, toddlers and preschoolers with disabilities. She provided education and training to parents of children with disabilities and led multidisciplinary teams in developing and implementing Individual Family Service Plans.
Morin received a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Maine and special education advocacy training from the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates.
She is the author of three books: The Everything Parent’s Guide to Special Education, The Everything Kids’ Learning Activities Book and On-the-Go Fun for Kids: More Than 250 Activities to Keep Little Ones Busy and Happy—Anytime, Anywhere!
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How they created paths to success with learning and attention issues.
Find out the types of tests available, and what skills they assess.
These free, printable graphic organizers can help kids break down math problems.
A mom, who has auditory processing disorder herself, shares what she wishes others knew.
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He went from struggling student to inspiring the next generation.
A college student with dyslexia shares how she uses dictation (speech-to-text) technology to help.
Which is causing your child’s trouble with math? Use this chart to compare the signs.
How to make sure your child gets services and accommodations.
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