Connecting

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 are on […]

Returning to School

For most parents with school age children, this is the time of year when parents are involved in the transition of their kids to a new school year. Of course, as we all know, 2020 is just a very different year. While all of my four children are now adults (and I have two beautiful […]

Addressing Your Child’s 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. When a child with ASD or Asperger’s […]

The Education Question

I have been watching with great interest, the local, state, and national discussions regarding schools re-opening or having virtual learning occur. I understand the arguments on both sides and know that the longer students are kept out of classroom learning, the more educational and social harm that can occur to a student.  With that being […]

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 […]