Organizational Apps

Organizational Apps Everyone can benefit from learning the skill of organization.  Organizing can help students learn how to prioritize activities,  set and achieve goals, and can also reduce stress and anxiety. For our students in special education, the skill of organization can be especially hard due to their disabilities. Today’s technology has made the task…

Community Event

A Special Complimentary Show of The Music Man Each year, Northridge High School’s drama production has a dedicated evening called “Brandon’s Night” in honor of Brandon, who is the nephew of the drama director. This special production night is complimentary for families with a child with special needs. We hope to see you there!

More About Dual Diagnosis

Explanation of Dual Diagnosis Dual Diagnosis is having an Intellectual/Developmental Disability (IDD) AND a Mental Health Disorder. Sometimes a mental health challenge comes that is not necessarily connected to the disability. However, it is helpful to know if the mental health concern is connected to the disability. Whatever the reason for the co-occurrence, we still…

crisis plans at school

Why a School Crisis Plan May be Necessary A crisis plan is an action plan that is used when a student is at risk of harming themselves or others. These plans are developed by the student’s IEP team. If the student does not have an IEP, a school team knowledgeable about the student can also…