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user5752057 November 19, 2014


My family is moving from TX to the Pocatello area and our 6yr old son has Autism, mostly nonverbal and has sensory processing issues. Can someone... More » 

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user5602387 August 22, 2014


My daughter, who is 9, recently had an IQ test done use the WISC-IV. She has a very large scatter on the subtests and a 50 point difference on... More » 

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user5708867 September 26, 2014


As a psychologist, I would not have suggested ADHD based off of one measure, especially since her WMI (measure of attention... More »

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user5746540 November 11, 2014


The General Ability Index is considered the most reliable measure of IQ and isn't done as a supplement. This is your... More »

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user5744544 November 8, 2014


Can someone explain this to me? My son was tested last summer by a school psychologist and then she move away and never interpreted it for me. ... More » 

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rhondahanser January 14, 2011


My 8 year old is having trouble in school, he started really struggling in 1st grade. My husband and i are getting discouraged as to what's going... More » 

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VDwight January 18, 2011


I wasn't blaming the teacher, just pointing out that with scores like that there are two choices: either an LD or bad... More »

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user5738943 October 31, 2014


It must be so frustrating!! What I would suggest is examining the tests and quizzes. It might be that he learns in a different... More »

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user5726372 October 16, 2014


Hi,I am moving from Queens NY, and moving to Richmond. Two children who need Special Education one for Autism. New York was a fight I hope someone... More » 

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dawn2000k February 12, 2008


I am actually still floored by what I found out the other day at my last team meeting. My son is currently in a 504 Plan and I am fighting for...

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user5627459 July 24, 2014


I am Sooooooooooooo Sick an tiered of every one saying if you get your letters back words your dyslexic! This is such... More »

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user5719383 October 8, 2014


First, let me start by saying that I teach in the special education field. Second, the original WJ-III was created (if... More »

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rabattmann December 30, 2010


The doctors have determined our student is dyslexic. The school has informed us that this is not a disability recognized by any school and services... More » 

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elizabeth70 January 20, 2012


What are these schools telling people when they come in and ask for testing? Who is the person that is not allowing... More »

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user5714986 October 3, 2014


I have been having this same problem in the school district I am in. I have been fighting this for 4 years. Can anyone... More »

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dhfl143 May 19, 2009


Parents met with the School Board in Grapevine, Texas to discuss allegations that students are not being provide appropriate interventions. ...

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elgeorge September 23, 2014


The Grapevine - Colleyville ISD has made significant changes to their Dyslexia program since the story was published.... More »

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user5675863 August 27, 2014


We have a 5 year old on the autism spectrum and are thinking of moving from boston to Louisville. Any comments/opinions on ASD programming, schools,... More » 

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dlcurtiss December 29, 2011


We are moving from MI to WA in the summer and have 2 boys both in special Ed. One is Autisic and will be in 12th grade, the other is going in 6th... More » 

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user5622111 August 2, 2014


Hi there, I am wondering if you found a good school for your boys. I live in MI and will be transferring to WA in a few... More »


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