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Dennison, Kim, Comp. – Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2022
Sometimes parents just do not know where to begin once their child has been diagnosed as deaf or hearing impaired. This booklet helps answer some of the questions these parents might have. A resource section has been included for parents and professionals for future reference. One of the most important things to remember is that, once a child has…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Assistive Technology, Nonverbal Communication
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2022
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the federal law that secures special education services for children with disabilities from the time they are born until they graduate from high school. The law was reauthorized by Congress in 2004, prompting a series of changes in the way special education services are implemented. These…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Students with Disabilities, Equal Education, Federal Legislation
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2022
Children's ways of learning are as different as the colors of the rainbow. All children have different personalities, preferences and tastes; they all have a certain way they prefer to learn. Teachers and parents need to be aware of and value these differences. Children's brains develop faster from birth to age three than any other time, and more…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Brain, Learning Processes, Intelligence Quotient
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2022
There is a process within the special education program that directly links a child's educational program with their plans for the future. It is called a Transition Plan and is part of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Transition services are a coordinated set of activities for a child with a disability designed to be used within a…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Transitional Programs, Special Education, Individualized Education Programs
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2022
There are an estimated 1.5 to 2.5 million children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in the United States. These children make up about 3-5 percent of a school's student population. Boys are diagnosed almost ten times more often than girls. Girls tend to be more inattentive and their symptoms are dismissed as those of a day…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Gender Differences, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Clinical Diagnosis
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2019
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the federal law that secures special education services for children with disabilities from the time they are born until they graduate from high school. The law was reauthorized by Congress in 2004, prompting a series of changes in the way special education services are implemented. These…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Positive Behavior Supports
Dennison, Kim, Comp. – Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2019
Once their child has been diagnosed as deaf or hearing impaired, parents may not know what to do. This booklet will help answer some of the questions these parents might have. A resource section has been included for parents and professionals on pages 43-44, for future reference. One of the most important things to remember is that, once a child…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Assistive Technology, Nonverbal Communication
Dennison, Kim, Comp. – Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2015
Sometimes parents just do not know where to begin once their child has been diagnosed as deaf or hearing impaired. This booklet will help answer some of the questions parents might have. A resource section has been included for parents and professionals on pages 43-44, for future reference. One of the most important things to remember is that,…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Assistive Technology
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2015
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that each child identified as a student with a disability be provided free and appropriate education (FAPE). This is accomplished through the implementation of an Individualized Education Program (IEP) developed by parents and school personnel. This plan guides the provision of…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Intervention, Disabilities, Educational Legislation