The Importance of Reading

Reading Enjoyment for All Levels Reading is crucial to your child’s success.  The skill of reading not only helps with academic success but also provides many benefits. For instance, reading to your younger children can promote healthy bonds between caregiver and child, improve language skills, help develop creativity and give your child the lifelong joy…

Extended School Year (ESY)

All About Extended School Year Services in Special Education Some students in special education are eligible for what’s known as Extended School Year (ESY) services, which are provided beyond the school year (e.g., in the summer) to students in keeping with their IEPs.   What is Extended School Year (ESY)? Extended School Year Services (ESY)…

S.M.A.R.T Goals

S.M.A.R.T Goals June is a good time to stop and look at the progress you have made on the goals you set for this year. Hopefully, the goals you set were SMART – specific, meaningful, attainable/achievable, realistic/relevant, and time-bound. You can make SMART goals better by turning them into SMARTER goals. You do this when…

Power of Attorney

POWER OF ATTORNEY: An Alternative to Guardianship What is a power of attorney? Another alternative to guardianship is a Power of Attorney document. A Power of Attorney is a legal document in which one person (called the “principal”) gives to another person (the “agent,” or sometimes called the “attorney in fact”) authority to act on…