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Doctor insights on: Parent Teacher Involvement In The Iep Process

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I believe I have a parental detachment disorder but i'm not sure what it is. I get "obsessed" with celebrities, teachers, etc. Is this a disorder?

Professional: These are non specific symptoms that are shared by several disorders. Best if you see a professional for a proper evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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Was wondering if i told a teacher about self harm would she have to tell my parents?

Was wondering if i told a teacher about self harm would she have to tell my parents?

Please Clarify: Your age is listed as 48, but the question implies that you are still in your childhood or of school age. I think this is a very good question and i applaud your bravery for asking it. If your teacher is the person you most trust then please go to them and ask for help. You may be taken to the school nurse. If you worry then you could phone your pediatrician's office and tell them your concern. ...Read more

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I got asked by a student if i have ADHD, how can i know? my teachers and parents haven't pointed anything out to me..

I got asked by a student if i have ADHD, how can i know? my teachers and parents haven't pointed anything out to me..

Please discuss with: your doctor. There are evaluation symptom scales that they can review with you and then let you know if you have ADD/ADHD or not. ...Read more

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Abused by teacher in '80s. School never believed me/my parents. Abuser now sunday school teacher at church. How can I be credible in warning church?

Abused by teacher in '80s. School never believed me/my parents. Abuser now sunday school teacher at church. How can I be credible in warning church?

Police: Child abuse is very serious. They need to be stopped from harming other children. You need to report the child abuse to the police as soon as possible. It will require great courage on your part, but i know you can do it. Be brave, protect others. ...Read more

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Have social anxiety specially at academic place,have over protective parents,screaming teachers when i was kid,i am sensitive towards things,i everyth?

Have social anxiety specially at academic place,have over protective parents,screaming teachers when i was kid,i am sensitive towards things,i everyth?

Psychotherapy: Find a local, reputable psychotherapist to help pinpoint stressors that you encounter in social situations, as well as exploring other stressors from other areas of your life, and explore how interrelated these are. Also, ask your psychotherapist if medication might help, and if so, find a psychiatrist to evaluate medication needs, if any. ...Read more

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M indian.If childhood obesity is becoming common everywhere, parents, teachers must take initiative & ensure children are getting enough exercise right?

M indian.If childhood obesity is becoming common everywhere, parents, teachers must take initiative & ensure children are getting enough exercise right?

Good thoughts: Obesity is a function of ingestion, frequently of fast food and sugary drinks, and lack of activity. The modern lifestyle encourages these types of misbehavior. Children used to be rushed out of doors and would actively play - now they commonly get electronics and play indoors with video games and activities. Rushed parents take the easy route with preprepared food commonly unhealthy. ...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 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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The school said no to an iep, can we get a 504 plan?

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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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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