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How To Respond To The Question: Am I A Special Ed Student?

How To Respond To The Question: Am I A Special Ed Student?

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting, tips

Anecdote I was shadowing a student with autism from a Special Day Class (SDC) in a mainstream class for Math subject. The student looked around scanning the faces of all the students surrounding her. With confused and lost eyes the student looked at me and asked: “Am I a special ed student?” She was loud enough [&hellip

How to Answer The Question: “Am I A Special Ed?”

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting, tips

Anecdote I was shadowing a student with autism from a Special Day Class (SDC) in a mainstream class for Math subject. The student looked around scanning the faces of all the students surrounding her. With confused and lost eyes the student looked at me and asked: “Am I a special ed student?” She was loud enough [&hellip

Should The Child Know about Her/His Condition/Diagnosis?

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

This question keeps relentlessly imposing itself on my mind. To answer this question I decided to ask myself even more questions. 1- When can I talk to my child about her/his condition? At what age? 2- Is sooner better than later? 3- Should I introduce the subject and discuss it as a general topic and [&hellip