10 Questions with LaPrice Weatherington, Transition Coordinator at John F. Kennedy School, Newark, NJ

LaPrice Weatherington is a Transition Coordinator, an author, and a mother. Her passion for helping students with IEPs transition from life in high school to life out there in the real world is inspiring to us here at ONEder. We were lucky enough to sit down with LaPrice and get her insights into why having a focused transition curriculum is so important.

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Is Blended Curriculum the Best Choice for Today’s Student?

Technology in the classroom is often viewed as the great equalizer — it ensures all students have equal access to educational content. However, using technology-exclusive products can have its own challenges. During this focus group, we’ll explore these challenges, look at how to successfully use technology, and learn how blended learning may be the best solution.  (more…)

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Speech Language Pathologist Uses Basketball and Technology to Connect Kids

When Gemma White was just 13 years old, she knew she wanted to work in the world of special education. “I was involved in an integrated youth club back in England,” she explained. When she turned 18, Gemma began a program of study at University College London to become a speech language pathologist. In 2002, she moved to the United States and worked at The McCarton Center for Developmental Pediatrics. Gemma now runs her own private practice, A Spoonful of Sugar, in New York. (more…)

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Melissa and daighters

To Tell or Not to Tell

Every August, my kids get excited about going back to school. Don’t get me wrong, as a parent of four children, I’m thrilled when back-to-school time approaches! However, one part of this time of year makes me anxious. That is, trying to decide whether to tell my daughter’s teacher that she has Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD).
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Keep the Change Webinar – Coming September 15th

We’re excited to announce our latest webinar!

The webinar will be based on Rachel Israel’s award-winning film Keep the Change, and hosted by MaryBeth Morrison and Jamie Lupia from Penn State.

Participants will be granted access to a free trial in ONEder and will be able to access or develop lesson plans using clips and topics from Rachel Israel’s film, to teach communication skills, social skills, and self-advocacy skills to students and clients with disabilities.

To register for the webinar, which will be hosted on September 15th click here

Check out the trailer for Keep the Change below:

 

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