Baby Sussex: The Fairy-tale Continues

Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the birth of their son, Archie. Happy Birthday to Archie who shares his name with my godfather.

The Problem with “Great Schools”

Originally posted on IntegratedSchools.org:
by Ali McKay If you have young kids or use Redfin, you’ve probably seen the school ratings from GreatSchools. Our school is rated a “4”. That’s out of 10. When I was in school, forty percent is not a grade that I or my parents would have been happy with.…

Vacations for Special Needs Families

A wonderful resource when planning a vacation with a child or family member who has sensory or other concerns.  Be sure to look at the other articles on vacation under the Special Needs page via The Best Vacations for Special Needs Families – Condé Nast Traveler Another  great resource via Vacation Grants – Autism On…

Testing and classroom resources for ESL teachers and administrators

These instructional materials are to help teachers who are working with ELLs. Bilingual glossaries are an essential and expected test accommodation for English Language Learners. This website presents glossaries for at least the top 10  languages at the state level, but it is updated with new languages based on requests from schools. Glossaries are for…