When you have a child with a developmental disability, the lingo can seem confusing and overwhelming. Depending on your child’s diagnosis, he or she may qualify to receive either a “504 Plan” or an “Individualized Education Plan” or “IEP” as it is commonly referred to. I am often asked by parents what these are and […]
Teri Hull, Ph.D. is a pediatric psychologist at North Shore Pediatric Therapy. She specializes in assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with behavioral disorders, learning disorders, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, depression, anxiety, family problems and eating disorders. Dr. Hull enjoys working with children and their families and strives to foster spirit, wellness and growth through her work.
Here’s an excerpt from the Abstract: Learning disabilities are complex problems that require complex solutions. Early recognition and referral to qualified educational professionals for evidence based evaluations and treatments seem necessary to achieve the best possible outcome. Most experts believe that dyslexia is a language based disorder. Vision problems can interfere with the process of […]
This article Definitely hits the key issues: http://www.suntimes.com/business/savage/2119457,CST-NWS-savage24new.savagearticle Children with special needs need to be included in mainstream classrooms and held to the same standards as their “typical” peers. If this standard isn’t kept, won’t it be difficult to accurately determine children’s progress and hold educators accountable? What if we kept programs like these in […]