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Get Ready for Your First IEP Meeting

An Individualized Educational Program (IEP) must be put in place once you find out that your child is eligible for special education services. At the IEP meeting, the decisions regarding special education and related services are made so… Read More

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Can I Get Funding for My Child with Autism?

On average, it costs a family $1.4 million to $2.5 million to raise a child with autism, compared to the cost to raise a child who does not have special needs, which is around $300,000. It’s understandable then,… Read More

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Divorce with a Child with Special Needs

When you have a child with special needs, it seems like going through a divorce is more emotional and complicated. Many parents feel alone and powerless, facing the challenges of taking care of your child’s health, education, and… Read More

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Get More IHSS Hours

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been tough for parents of children with special needs with schools transitioning to online education, basically cutting out special education programs. As a parent of a child with special… Read More

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Can I Appeal My IHSS Decision?

If you have California’s In-Home Supportive Services program (IHSS), you know it provides amazing financial support to enable you to stay at home with your child with special needs. Children with autism, Down syndrome, or cerebral palsy can… Read More

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Can I Get Financial Help for My Child with Autism?

As a parent of a child with autism, are you constantly worrying that you don’t have enough money to provide the best care for your child? Your fears are understandable, since studies estimate that the costs of raising one… Read More

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Ease the Stress of the Holidays for Your Child with Autism

The holidays may give you happy memories when you were a child of your family spending quality time together. For many children with autism, however, the stress of the holidays can make them feel overwhelmed because of the… Read More

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Make Online Learning Easier for Your Child with Special Needs

During this unprecedented time of Covid-19, you are probably struggling with online learning for your child. And if your child has autism, Down syndrome or another disability, you are also receiving services from the school district for special… Read More

Navigating Your Child’s IEP This School Year

If your child has autism, Down syndrome or another disability, you are probably familiar with the services your child should be receiving from the school district. But how is it going in regard to the Covid-19 pandemic and… Read More

My Child’s IEP Isn’t Being Followed. Should I File a Complaint?

If you are the parent of a child who has autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, or another type of disability, you are your child’s best advocate to get him or her educational services. During the Covid-19 pandemic,… Read More