Connecting

Getting connected: It’s September already and some of the leaves on our property have already began to change colors. For so many of us, like the seasons, we have seen many changes and had to adjust the way we go about living. Fall is usually the season when students head back to school, football games […]

Returning to School

Getting back to school: For most parents with children, this is a time to gear up for the new school year. Of course, as we all know, 2020 has been a very different year. Fortunately, all of my four children are now adults (and I have two beautiful grandchildren). Challenges of remote learning: However, I […]

Addressing your child’s processing funnel

The processing funnel Oftentimes, as parents, our knee jerk reaction may be to address processing related “symptoms” instead of the root issue. When it comes to processing deficits, it can be important to take a step back and address sensory the issues your child is experiencing and learning to work through. Understanding sensory sensitivity: When […]

The Education Question

The current state of education My wife and I have been watching with great interest, the local, state, and national discussions regarding schools re-opening. We recognize the pros and cons of each decision. With that being said, I wonder if the discussion should center on whether or not schools should be open or if we […]

Legal Resource for School-Based Services

We are getting ready for back to school during August at myHana.org. As a parent, I know how stressful the transition back to school can be.  One of the things I always do is to review my boys’ IEP documents.  Since I have two sons on the autism spectrum, I have to ensure I keep […]

Uniform Occupational Diplomas Now Available for Students with Disabilities in South Carolina

(Total read time: 5 minutes) Senate Bill 0462 becomes law Students with disabilities who are not eligible for a regular diploma will now have access to a uniform employability diploma based on the post-secondary education plans and “personalized pathways” or individualized curriculum. Students will be allowed to earn credits for career preparation courses and on-the-job […]