There may also be more opportunities for their child to be exposed to typical language and social interaction.
Parents may choose a specialist school because there are specific resources that may benefit their child.
Playing helps children learn, but in a relaxed and fun environment.
According to Stephanie Pratola, Ph D, a registered play therapist and clinical psychologist in Salem, Va., playing also helps to form important attachments.
''Any sort of play material can be adapted," says Sara Doschadis, a certified child life specialist at Monroe Carell Jr.
Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn.
This manual provides information and tools to assist Committees on Special Education (CSEs) and Section 504 Multidisciplinary Teams (MDT) in making appropriate decisions for determining needed testing accommodations for individual students with disabilities.
The manual also provides policy and guidelines for documenting and implementing testing accommodations for classroom, districtwide and State assessments.
Auditory processing disorder means that a child has difficulty understanding sounds.
For example, a child will physically hear correctly but doesn’t comprehend the words meaning or use.
These provisions include the requirement that State and local districts develop guidelines for the provision of appropriate testing accommodations and, to the extent feasible, use universal design principles in developing and administering State and districtwide tests.
These efforts are also consistent with the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), which requires each State to implement a system of accountability for schools and districts that is designed to ensure that all children perform at or above proficiency on state academic achievement standards and state assessments.
Parents consider many things when choosing a school, such as location, finances, where siblings go to school and existing friendship groups.