3 GREAT careers for autistic adults (2019)

In 2018 the Centers for Disease Control (DCD) discovered that about 1 in 59 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, or ASD. While autism is no doubt a life-changing diagnosis for both the individual and that person’s family, that person can still go on to lead a fulfilling and income-generating life. Here are 3 good […]

TN Department of Education (Autism)

Assessment in Special Education Assessment involves evaluation requirements/guidelines for eligibility to receive services and information regarding participation of students with disabilities in the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP). Initial Eligibility Training Materials Functional Behavior Assessment English As A Second Language (ESL) – Appropriate Identification And AssessmentĀ Forms For EvaluationĀ  Re-evaluation Summary Report Responsiveness To Intervention (RTI) […]

Your child’s rights (IDEA) (with Tennessee resources)

What Is IDEA? To understand your child’s rights in America’s public schools, it helps to start with one of the primary laws governing the education of children with disabilities: theĀ Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (P.L. 108-446). IDEA is a federal law that guarantees a free and appropriate public education for every child […]