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how can i demonstrate that my disabled child can keep up with the other children in school to teachers?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Work with the school: Over the years public schools have provided subsidised services for their special needs kids.To keep the funds flowing they are required to look for & provide comprehensive evaluations & annual plans for teaching within the least restrictive environment.Private schools don't. Contact your school & start the process. Your physician can verify the disability & guide their evaluation.
Answered on Oct 20, 2014
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Dr. DANTE PEREZ
Specializes in Pediatrics
Work with the school: Reports from multitask group about patient's goals and achievements.
Answered on Aug 25, 2012
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Dr. Michael Coogan
47 years experience Pediatrics
His doctor can help: His pediatrician is uniquely qualified to help your disabled child get the best educational bang-for-the-buck intellectually, emotionally, physically and psychologically. His pediatrician can coordinate the myriad diagnoses and reports from specialist doctors and ancillary consultants and help the school see how to get to the "proof in the pudding": your child keeping up with the others. Good luck.
Answered on Oct 20, 2014
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Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Neuropsychologist: If you disagree with his teacher's opinion, have a consultation with a neuropsychologist who is experienced with testing disabled children. When available, review the results with the tester and if you then want, offer the test results to the teachers.
Answered on Jul 7, 2015

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