Category Archives: Leyden Area Special Education CoOp

UPDATE: Norridge SD 80 Parents Fight for Special Education Education at Enger———Status of SB 2344 Amend 1 Sponsored by Senator Mulroe


The Amendment to SB 2344 to guarantee access for Special Education Students for an education at Enger School is scheduled for Hearing, today, April 24, 2018, at 4 pm in front of the Illinois Senate Education Committee in 212 Capitol, … Continue reading

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Retaliatory Conduct By Area Superintendents Threatens SD 80 Special Education Students; Thank you Senator Mulroe for Caring


When the Norridge School District 80 Board of Education approved the withdrawl of SD 80 from Leyden Area Special Education CoOp upon the recommendation of the SD 80 administration, this initiated a process which is now also being contemplated by … Continue reading

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IEP Landscape is Altered By US Supreme Court Decision


As parents begin discussing individualized education programs for their children this spring, disability legal experts say a U.S. Supreme Court ruling will set the stage for stronger goals and higher expectations. But even with the backing of the highest court … Continue reading

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World Autism Awareness Day


The eleventh annual World Autism Awareness Day is just 47 days away on Monday, April 2, 2018! Please tell us how you are going to celebrate by posting to our wall. We look forward to celebrating the day and Autism … Continue reading

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School Attendance Struggles ?


NEW GUIDES for PARENTS & SCHOOLS: When A Child Struggles with School Attendance NEW GUIDES for PARENTS & SCHOOLS: When A Child Struggles with School Attendance https://t.co/RZbQPOA7xf — Surviving Special Ed (@Surviving_SpEd) March 5, 2018

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Music Programs Have Great Value for Norridge School District 80 Students, But Someone Has To Pay For Them !!!


“Public School Cuts Music Programs; Teachers Lose Jobs” “High School Music Program Slashed” “Budget Cuts Affect Music and Arts” We see those headlines in the news all the time. Now we are seeing such headlines in the local Pioneer Press with … Continue reading

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Trump Directive Spurs Proposal To Delay IDEA Rule


The Trump administration is officially proceeding with plans to delay an Obama-era rule that aimed to ensure students from certain backgrounds aren’t wrongly placed in special education. The U.S. Department of Education is issuing a notice in the Federal Register … Continue reading

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Suicide Risk Amongst Children and Youths on the Autism Spectrum


Research has examined the frequency of suicide ideation and attempts, as well as risk factors in children and teens with autism. The percentage of children with autism who had suicidal ideation or attempts was found to be significantly greater than … Continue reading

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Leyden High Schools Implements An E-Learning Day In Lieu of A Traditional Snow Day


Leyden High School District 212 is implementing the E-Learning Day program tomorrow, Friday, February 9, that allows the District to provide electronic instruction for students when Illinois schools are closed because of inclement weather such as snow tomorrow. The e-learning … Continue reading

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My 2018 Predictions For The World As I See It:


I join the legion of prognosticators who offer guesses and visions about what will happen in 2018. Once again,……………. All predictions guaranteed, or your money back. Of the baker’s dozen below, one or two are tongue-in-cheek. I leave it to … Continue reading

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