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What happens if a student suffers from hearing loss do they require an iep?

What happens if a student suffers from hearing loss do they require an iep?

Hearing eval first: Many causes for hearing loss can be re mediated . Try to get the hearing issue resolved first. Posterior aphasia more likely to require an IEP ...Read more

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more


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Are there iep for gifted children?

Are there iep for gifted children?

Some districts do: A variety of efforts have sought to have special tracks for gifted students--so-called gate programs, for example, unfortunately, such programs often are expensive and not mandated by state or federal law, so they may be the first to go when times are tight. ...Read more

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How can an iep help a child with an autism?

How can an iep help a child with an autism?

Individual education: A coordinated plan to use educational resources benefits any kid with autism. Individual education plans describe the annual review & proposed plans for the coming year in kids with identified learning issues.In most areas, parents meat with the teachers & therapists to review current testing & progress.This keeps people on a common path & allows the parent to sign & approve of plans (or not). ...Read more

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The school said no to an iep, can we get a 504 plan?

Depends: It depends on the reason why your child needs help in school and what state you live in. Each state has its own requirements for qualification. Iep and 504 are different and exclusion or inclusion from one does not necessarily affect the other. ...Read more

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What are the adventages, if any, for bringing in a developmental-behavioral pediatrician specialist into a child's iep team?

What are the adventages, if any, for bringing in a developmental-behavioral pediatrician specialist into a child's iep team?

Answer questions: Adding a developmental pediatrician to the team may help answer questions or clarify why your child is having difficulty. ...Read more

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So i got my iep records and it states that I have a 504 plan. Prozac (fluoxetine) is not working. Does that mean im eligible for a stimulant?

So i got my iep records and it states that I have a 504 plan. Prozac (fluoxetine) is not working. Does that mean im eligible for a stimulant?

Potentially: A 504 plan is a set of accommodations used in schools to address a disability when a less formal plan is needed. What it shows in your case is that your condition has been around for a long time and has been documented. It may help your treatment team make decisions regarding your care. Show them your records so they can better understand your history. ...Read more

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A doctor came into my school and said i had add what are these people called? I have been on iep for school my whole life she said i had add i want t

A doctor came into my school and said i had add what are these people called?  I have been on iep for school my whole life she said i had add i want t

ADD: Ask your school guidance counselor what this doctor actually observed and ask how it came about that he or she gave you this diagnosis. Ask for an explanation so you can understand what attention deficit means and how to go about increasing your concentration. Psychologists commonly treat this difficulty effectively. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Do iep plans include special needs for gym/pe?

Do iep plans include special needs for gym/pe?

Maybe: They might. It depends on your team and social worker. Always fight for your child. Always. ...Read more

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What if idont have add but something else like my anxitey and i'm taking strattera (atomoxetine) what will happen a school psychiatrist evaluated me i'm on iep?

What if idont have add but something else like my anxitey and i'm taking strattera (atomoxetine) what will happen a school psychiatrist evaluated me i'm on iep?

Stratters: The mechanism of action of strattera (atomoxetine) is similar to the tricyclic antidepressants/ anti anxiety medications. There is nothing about the effects of strattera (atomoxetine) that should be obvious to a psychiatrist. Strattera is an unusual choice if all that you have is anxiety. ...Read more

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Can you outgrow adhd?

Can you outgrow adhd?

Sometimes: Statistically, about 1/3 of those with adhd "outgrow" it, about 1/3 see significant improvement but continue to have some residual symptoms and impairment, and about 1/3 continue to have full-blown adhd. The hyperactivity part improves more often and more predictably than the inattentive part. Learning effective coping skill is key. ...Read more

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