Archive for the ‘Parents’ Category

Resource to pass along to parents

Have you discovered the website understood.org yet? This website is designed for parents of a child with learning and attention issues. The website has great resources for anyone wanting to know more about learning disabilities and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. For example, it can take you through simulations of these different disabilities, helping parents […]

Resource to pass along to parents

Have you discovered the website understood.org yet? This website is designed for parents of a child with learning and attention issues. The website has great resources for anyone wanting to know more about learning disabilities and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. For example, it can take you through simulations of these different disabilities, helping parents […]

Reflections from an EOC Parent, Part 4

Author: Collections compiled from team of Education Specialists   In previous In-Sight newsletters this academic year, we have featured reflections from “EOC Parents,” or parents of current high school sophomores. These students and families have entered the new assessment system, or STAAR, as full-force as those of us working in the education profession. Last year’s freshmen, […]

Reflections from an EOC Parent, Part 3

Author:  Collections compiled from a team of Education Specialists   In each In-Sight newsletter this academic year, we feature a reflection from a parent of an “EOC student”.  Current 10th grade students have been the first to interact with the new EOC assessments and, as a result, we can learn from their experiences and those […]

Reflections from an EOC Parent, Part 3

Author:  Collections compiled from a team of Education Specialists   In each In-Sight newsletter this academic year, we feature a reflection from a parent of an “EOC student”.  Current 10th grade students have been the first to interact with the new EOC assessments and, as a result, we can learn from their experiences and those […]

Reflections from an EOC Parent, Part 2

Author:  Collections compiled from a team of Education Specialists  Our first InSight Newsletter for 2012-2013 introduced this new series focused on sharing voices of EOC parents with the hope that educators remember to take a moment and reflect upon the point of view held by one of education’s most important stakeholders, the parent.  As we […]

Announcements

DARS Family Networking Picnic Saturday, November 3rd from 11:30-2:30 Play for All Abilities Park 151 North A.W. Grimes Blvd Round Rock, Texas (The Park entrance is located under the railroad bridge) Call your DBS Children’s Specialist at 512-533-…

TSBVI Offers a Parent Workshop in December

Please share the following information with the families that you work with:    Fitting the Pieces Together: A workshop for parents of children with visual impairments including those with additional disabilities                  

Experience the Wonder: CHARGE Syndrome International Conference

TSBVI Outreach and DARS/DBS may be able to help your families who have children with CHARGE with funding to attend this conference. Trouble viewing?   Read here. PROFESSIONAL DAY – Thursday, July 25 – Sessions 8:00 – 5:30 CONFERENCE Thursday &#…

Perkins Presents Webcast on Good Sleep

  Perkins training and educational resources program presents a webcast on Good Sleep Strategies.  In this webcast, Veronika Bernstein, Ph.D. describes the challenges faced by children with visual impairments and their families in developing good…

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