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Getting Ready for Back to School 2021

Yes! It's that time of year again. School is just around the corner. Throughout the month of August check here for tips and reminders as you get ready for the new school year.

Starting a new school year can be exciting but also stressful for both you and your child.

SDPCs Brief What Parents Should Know About Back to School Tips for Parents of Children with Special Needs

contains reminders on how both parents and kids can get ready and ease some of the stress that comes with a new year.

You can find the Parent Brief HERE

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Before school starts it is important to review your childs IEP

Were behaviors a concern during the past school year?

Students transitioning to universities or technical colleges

5 Back-to-School Tips

Take N.O.T.E (Notice, Observe, Talk, Engage) is a tool parents can use to help figure out how their child is doing, or what is going on behind learning or behavior struggles.Now that school is underway, parents can observe for learning and behavior strengths and needs using a simple step-by-step tool we found at

For more information about Take N.O.T.E and how to use it visit

Sensory Kids: Getting Back to Normal

The time we will be considered to be back to normal oftentimes seems so far away.

But what resources are in place to help you transition your kids back into school after Coronavirus has passed for example? Or back to normal after summer holidays? Christmas break? Especially your child with asensory disorder? There are things you can do to prepare.

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