Special Education Has Changed Over Time

Special education programs have been helping students with learning disabilities in the United States education system going back to the end of World War II. The first push for special education programs in the education system started when a group of parent-organized advocacy groups emerged. In 1947, the American Association on Mental Deficiency, held its first convention, which marked…

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What is ADHD?

At a young age children can sometimes tear through the house like a tornado, leaving a wake of destruction in their path. Especially young boys enjoy roughhousing, climbing on furniture and seemingly lose interest in their toys after only several minutes. For many parents these years are exhausting but time limited. Children under the age of five often exhibit all of these symptoms and more. They are a function of their growing and maturing neurological system and not necessarily a picture of what is to come…

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