“Who’s a Good Boy!” – We all need a little affirmation

Jesus - “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”John 16:33 Once in a while - not often enough I'm sure - Max Retriever gets to go see his friends at the Dirty Dog Spa and come …

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ESE: how can we best help kids with special needs? (LRE, IEP, SED, EH….)

I promised I'd eventually get back to last week's post "Does ESE need an IEP," and it looks like today (absent another turn of events that trumps all other discussion) is the day. PUT UP or SHUT UP: I concluded my ESE post by saying, "There are – I believe – a number of viable …

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does ESE (exceptional education) need an IEP (individual education plan)?

Does ESE need an IEP? It may come as news to many of my regular readers, but before I turned my attention to the writing life I worked two decades as an exceptional education teacher in Florida's public schools. Over the years, I have written a significant number of opinion and commentary pieces covering education. …

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