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January 19, 2017


This week in USAAA WeeklyNews

News
- Pinning Down a Strength
- Special Education Legal News
- The Paper Chase: Managing Your Child's Documents

- Your Office Coach: Son with Asperger's will finish college but with little work experience



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Pinning Down a Strength

Watch the video of an excerpt from a previous presentation with Dr. Stephen M. Shore at a USAAA conference in 2014. watch THE VIDEO, plus all USAAA SoundBites videos...
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Special Education Legal News

from Wrightslaw.com

January 11, 2017 - The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Endrew F. v. Douglas Co. Sch. Dist., a case about educational benefit and FAPE. Pete and Pam [Wright} attended and will write an article about their observations.

For those who want to learn how oral argument unfolded, here is a link to the transcript.

Analysis of legal issues in Endrew F. by Peter Wright and Pamela Wright.

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The Paper Chase: Managing Your Child's Documents

by Robert K. Crabtree, Esq.

If you have kids with special educational needs, you can be overwhelmed by the paperwork in no time at all.
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Your Office Coach: Son with Asperger's will finish college but with little work experience

Q: My son "Brett," who will graduate from college next year, has a documented diagnosis of high-functioning autism, often referred to as Asperger's syndrome...

Now, however, I'm beginning to worry about how Brett's lack of job experience may be viewed by potential employers.
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Interventions and Therapies

"Our goal should be to help persons with autism understand and use their strengths to work around any presenting challenges so they, just like everyone else, has an equal chance at living a fulfilling and productive life".
- Stephen M. Shore, EdD (USAAA Advisory Board Member)

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