Does a child with Asperger's Syndrome qualify for special education in school?

Answer A 504 Plan (like an IEP for disabled children) provides for accomodations in a general education setting for a student with Asperger's, unless they are otherwise disabled due to Autism, specified a... Read More »

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Teaching a child with aspergers syndrome?

My son has help in the mornings only with the teacher's assistant. He can become overwelmed with the work if he is asked to do 4 or 5 things at the same time. He will forget what to do and get con... Read More »

Is it more advisable for a child with Down syndrome to attend a mainstream school or to attend a school for special-needs kids?

It depends on the severity of Down syndrome. Consult with a Down syndrome specialist.

Does a child with dyslexia qualify for a 504 education plan?

Would a diagnosis of Developmental coordination disorder qualify a child for special education services?

Answer To qualify for special education in most states, you need to prove that there is a discrepancy between intelligence and acheivement. In other words, there is usually a processing deficit th... Read More »