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December 2013 Blog Posts (15)

An Inspirational View of a Senior's Next Opportunity

Research shows that THE BEST predictor of success in living, learning, and working after high school for kids with disabilities is their parent figures holding high expectations of them.  It was certainly true for me.  My prognosis of Dyslexia at the age of 7 included a recommendation that my parents consider alternative vocational options for me.  The report we received stated I would have difficult graduating from high school and "was not likely to succeed" in college. …

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Added by Karen Thompson on December 19, 2013 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Art from the Heart - Military Kids Say "Happy Holidays"

The children of military families produced a national "Art From the Heart" Christmas card from their families to ours. 

Wishing peace to all during this holiday season!

Paula

http://issuu.com/militarychildeducationcoalitio/docs/art_show_2013_-_2014_single_pages_l

Added by Paula S. Connolly on December 18, 2013 at 12:04pm — No Comments

A happy holiday story--in ANY language!

A holiday heart warming story.  I love when children are GREAT examples for adults!

Added by Lori Moore on December 17, 2013 at 11:05am — No Comments

Websites for Early Childhood

As I research early childhood education, I continue to find resources that are highly credible and need to be highlighted. It is hard to know when to stop looking and start revealing these resources. The three I’ve selected for this article are sites parents will benefit from tremendously. The first site is for parents with a child in the first year of life; the second is for parents with a child ages 2-6; the third is a comprehensive website specifically focused on early childhood education…

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Added by Monica Rouse on December 13, 2013 at 1:06pm — No Comments

About Me

Lori Moore~

I am very happy to be part of the ASK staff...again!  Though I thoroughly enjoyed my time at home with my own children, I am excited to again be supporting kids with disabilities and their families!  

Working at ASK provides me with the unique opportunity to blend my education and teaching experiences, passion for learning, appreciation of individual abilities and just plain love of children together to support students with disabilities…

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Added by Lori Moore on December 10, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

About Me and LDA

I have been the State Coordinator for the Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa for over ten years. Before that I taught elementary and middle school special education.  

LDA-IA is a state affiliate of the Learning Disabilities Association of America, a nonprofit organization that provides information, resources and support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. 

In my role at LDA-IA I'm involved with all aspects and…

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Added by Kathy Specketer on December 10, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

ASK Staff Members

Added by Susan Gill on December 10, 2013 at 12:18pm — 1 Comment

ASK and FIND

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Added by Karen Thompson on December 10, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Sparkle Effect

The Sparkle Effect is a cheerleading squad that includes cheerleaders with and without disabilities.  You RAH-RAH Rock sparkle cheerleaders!!

Added by Lori Moore on December 10, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Shelby Nurse: Assistive Technology

Added by Nancy Cruz-Tretina on December 10, 2013 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Anti-Bullying Video

 

Added by Paula S. Connolly on December 10, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

About Me

As a Family Support Coordinator at ASK Resource Center, I have a unique opportunity to help families to learn about the options available to them and navigate the support services available to kids with special needs through the school systems.  I try to help brainstorm, problem-solve and advocate for high expectations for all students. 

I have been able to provide input into a few state-wide councils including past involvement in the Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation…

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Added by Mari Reynolds on December 10, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

The "Road to Discovery"--A new transition website from ASK!

Check out the "Road to Discovery" on…

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Added by Lori Moore on December 10, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Daily Dose of Inspiration

Added by Nicole Hill on December 5, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

What is Autism? Do you know the signs?

Added by Nicole Hill on December 2, 2013 at 1:17pm — No Comments

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