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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. Michael Coogan
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Coogan
Dr. Michael Coogan
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. DANTE PEREZ
Pediatrics

In brief: Work with the school

Reports from multitask group about patient's goals and achievements.

In brief: Work with the school

Reports from multitask group about patient's goals and achievements.
Dr. DANTE PEREZ
Dr. DANTE PEREZ
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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