Everything You Need to Know About the Special Ed Process in New York

A comprehensive guide for Special Education in New York State for children ages 3-21. (Not updated for the 2004 requirements of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).

How to Select a Professional to Work with You and/or Your Child

Choosing a professional or other specialists to help counsel, diagnose or treat you or your child with ADHD can be tricky. It is important to find a specialist that is a good fit for you or your child. The right match can be found with help from this guide that provides strategies and tips for searching for the right professionals, interviews with counselors, the roles of the parents throughout the process, questions to ask specialists, etc.

Tests and Measurements for the Parent, Teacher, Advocate & Attorney

by Peter W. D. Wright, Esq. and Pamela Darr Wright, M.A., M.S.W. “If something exists, it exists in some amount. If it exists in some amount, then it is capable of being measured.” – Rene Descartes, Principles of Philosophy, 1644   Introduction Most parents of special needs children know that they must understand the law and … Continue reading “Tests and Measurements for the Parent, Teacher, Advocate & Attorney”

The Proper Purpose of Assessments in the IEP process

Testing a child should be much more than a score. It should also include an assessment of the child’s functioning so he or she may learn to overcome their individual challenges. An IEP should be sculpted to meet a child’s need and should track the progress of the child’s educational growth.

Como Seleccionar a un Profesional para que Trabaje con Usted y con Su Hijo (TDAH) -en Español/Spanish

Written by Harold Robert Meyer, MBA, BCC, SCAC and Susan Karyn Lasky, M.S., BCC, SCAC Si usted tiene, o sospecha tener un niño con un Trastorno por Déficit de la Atención (TDA) o con un Trastorno por Déficit de la Atención con Hiperactividad (TDAH) es probable que tenga que consultar, en algún momento, con un … Continue reading “Como Seleccionar a un Profesional para que Trabaje con Usted y con Su Hijo (TDAH) -en Español/Spanish”

Harold (Hal) Meyer

Harold “Hal” Meyer, M.B.A., SCAC and Board Certified,  founded The A.D.D. Resource Center in 1993.  The Resource Center was a natural outgrowth of the work he had begun in 1989, as co-founder  of CHADD of New York City (Children & Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), the national volunteer-based organization. The solutions-focused Resource Center was designed to … Continue reading “Harold (Hal) Meyer”