Anyone with a permanent disability can now receive a free, lifetime pass to all of the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands. The disabilities listed on the website include physical, mental, and sensory impairments. There is a $10 processing fee.
Our middle daughter is studying Speech Pathology / Special Ed in college. We enjoy hearing about her classes and learning things that actually help us in our son’s planning with his IEP or even just in daily living.
Next Steps Behavioral Centers has opened a second location!
Next Steps Mechanicsville Center is NOW Open! The Mechanicsville Center is located at 7423 Lee Davis Rd., Mechanicsville, VA 23111.
Next Steps Behavioral Centers (Next Steps) is a clinic that offers Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Early Intensive Behavior Intervention (EIBI) for children diagnosed with Autism and related disabilities or who are seeking help for either reducing problem behavior or increasing skill acquisition.
I found this while searching on the Internet today and thought it was a worthy share. I know many of us with kids that have special needs, depend on devices in lots of ways. If like me, some of that dependence is to give ME a break sometimes, you may be able to try this too.
Visiting a doctor may be inconvenient, and at times uncomfortable, but adults know that it’s a necessary part of our general wellness. However, for a child with sensory processing disorder, even the thought of a doctor’s visit triggers anxiety—the poking, prodding, and examining pinpoints the areas that are most sensitive and trigger-inducing. Here are some tips to prepare your child with sensory processing disorder for a doctor visit:
I just learned this information and wanted to share for any families that may benefit from this. Prime is only $5.99 per month with certain assistance programs. Click here to get started and learn more.
Join Autism Society Central Virginia on Friday, March 8th at 7pm at River Road United Methodist Church for this informative IEP Workshop!
For more than 30 years, children with disabilities have been guaranteed the right to a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE). All parents are equal participants in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) development for their child according to the law, but IEPs can be confusing and very stressful for parents. Whether your child is just starting in the special education system, transitioning from one school to another, or you just need a refresher, this workshop will be beneficial for you. Participants will learn the ten “need to know” things about IEPs to empower them to be a more confident and comfortable advocate for their child.
Quiet or loud, it will be heard. No matter the issue or topic, saying what you need and want to say WILL make a difference.
2. Be A Support/ Advocate – everything that we do matters.