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8 Great Tips for Advocating for Your Child

Top 8 Ways to Advocate for a Child with Special Needs Parents of a child with special needs must learn to effectively navigate the maze of special education laws and go to bat for their kids. In a nutshell, this means they must learn to be advocates. Learn All You Can...

Tax Tips 2017 for People With Disabilities and Their Families

Linked below is a Tax Tips 2017 guide is designed to assist people with disabilities and their families in preparing their 2017 Income Tax Returns. This guide was compiled by Graeme Treeby of The “Special Needs” Planning Group. It is intended for free and unencumbered...

Article: Job Search Advice for those with Learning Disabilities

Guide for Jobseekers with Learning Disabilities by Jackie Edwards Promoting positive change for jobseekers with learning disabilities is an ongoing battle but advocacy groups have worked hard so that 49% of Canadians with learning and physical disabilities have found...

Have Compassion for Your Kids…and Yourself

Have Compassion for Your Kids...and Yourself We all make mistakes in life. We all do things we wish we hadn’t. We blame ourselves, feel ashamed and get down on ourselves. When it’s someone else who messes up, it’s the same cycle over again: blame, shame and withdraw....

Techniques to Improve Working Memory in Students With Disabilities

Techniques to Improve Working Memory in Students With Disabilities Based on the research from John Hopkins: This Brain Exercise Improves Working Memory Summary by Jackie Edwards There is a clear correlation between poor working memory and learning difficulties, with...

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