A Day In Our Shoes http://adayinourshoes.com resources, IEP assistance and family fun for special needs families Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:45:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Aplicación de estrategias de funcionamiento ejecutivo en el IEP http://adayinourshoes.com/aplicacion-de-estrategias-de-funcionamiento-ejecutivo-en-el-iep/ http://adayinourshoes.com/aplicacion-de-estrategias-de-funcionamiento-ejecutivo-en-el-iep/#respond Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:40:42 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=13641 A Day In Our Shoes

Funcionamiento Ejecutivo parece ser uno de los problemas más comunes que enfrentan los estudiantes con discapacidades y una dificultad común, incluso con los adultos en la sociedad actual. Sin embargo, parece que hay muy poca comprensión de la función ejecutiva entre los maestros o cómo proporcionar estrategias funcionales en el aula. Esto es lo que [...]

Lisa

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Buzzwords: Executive Functioning http://adayinourshoes.com/buzzwords-executive-functioning/ http://adayinourshoes.com/buzzwords-executive-functioning/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:35:39 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=1609 A Day In Our Shoes

Recently I was talking with a mom about her child’s skill sets, and mentioned a lack of executive functioning skills. She said “I keep hearing that term………what is that exactly?” Ok, here it is, Executive Functioning 101. After I explain what it is and give you some examples, I’ll explain why it’s such a big [...]

Lisa

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Implementing Executive Functioning strategies in your IEP http://adayinourshoes.com/implementing-executive-functioning-strategies-in-your-iep/ http://adayinourshoes.com/implementing-executive-functioning-strategies-in-your-iep/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:30:35 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=1187 A Day In Our Shoes

Executive Functioning seems to be one of the most common issues facing students with disabilities and a common difficulty even with adults in society today.  Yet there seems to be very little understanding of executive functioning amongst teachers or how to provide functional strategies in the classroom. Without assistance, if a child has executive functioning [...]

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celebrate mini milestones with Netflix http://adayinourshoes.com/celebrate-mini-milestones-netflix/ http://adayinourshoes.com/celebrate-mini-milestones-netflix/#respond Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:59 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=13637 A Day In Our Shoes

I’m pretty particular about how much screen time my kids get and what kind of screen time they are getting. I mostly keep them to PBS shows and a few others. Over and over again, I am surprised at how much my 5-year-old actually learns from the shows on PBS. He can tell me all [...]

Lisa

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{Ask an Advocate} school claiming “computer problems” http://adayinourshoes.com/ask-an-advocate-school-claiming-computer-problems/ http://adayinourshoes.com/ask-an-advocate-school-claiming-computer-problems/#respond Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:30:49 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=2870 A Day In Our Shoes

Today’s question comes to us from a parent of an 11-year-old, will call him RK. Can a school not report out and claim a “computer problem” is the cause? The reporting out is now a few weeks overdue. The interesting piece is that the school is claiming it’s a district wide problem, but others at [...]

Lisa

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{Ask an Advocate} receptive language issue or just stubborn? http://adayinourshoes.com/ask-an-advocate-receptive-language-issue-or-just-stubborn/ http://adayinourshoes.com/ask-an-advocate-receptive-language-issue-or-just-stubborn/#respond Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:47 +0000 http://adayinourshoes.com/?p=3190 A Day In Our Shoes

Today’s question is about Robert, age 6 my son was diagnosed with a receptive speech delay. Right now his speech therapist at school who has only seen him 2 times says he might have something called APD how can we tell if he has this really or just being stubborn and not following directions he [...]

Lisa

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