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Last updated February 27, 2015






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  • Understood
    15 nonprofit organizations have joined forces to support parents of the one in five children with learning and attention issues throughout their journey. With state-of-the-art technology, personalized resources, free daily access to experts, a secure online community, practical tips and more, Understood aims to support parents.

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Special Needs Book Review

When The School Says No, How to Get the Yes! Securing Special Education Services for Your Child
by Vaughn K. Lauer - See more at:
Paperback, October 21, 2013
Available at Amazon.
For many families getting the special education services their child with a disability needs in their community school is often time consuming and confusing. When The School says No! How to Get the Yes! is the book parents can turn to for guidance.