Category Archives: Special Education

Community Meeting at Washington School to Discuss a Tax Referendum for Schiller Park School Referendum on October 22 at 6:30 pm


At the December, 2019, Board of Education meeting , school board members will vote on placing a facility referendum for Washington School on the March 17, 2020, ballot. On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at 6:30 pm at Washington School there … Continue reading

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Leyden High School Closes Schools and Takes an E Learning Day Over Social Media Post’s After Stabbing Of Student Revealing Gang Turbulence in the Area


Good Morning, This is Dr. Nick Polyak, Superintendent for the Leyden High Schools.  Thank you to all of you who have reached out in the last 24 hours with information related to social media posts.  We take the safety of … Continue reading

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New Illinois Legislation Makes Significant Changes In Special Education Procedural Requirements To Benefit the Students


I have had my eye on House Bill 3586, which has been awaiting the Governor’s signature since June. Well, the time has come; Governor Pritzker signed the law on Friday, August 30, 2019 (PA 101-0515). And there were no amendments … Continue reading

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Begin Your Planning Early For Children With Special Needs


Don’t wait until your child with special needs turns age 18 to begin planning. Becoming a legal adult leads to many changes in available benefits, needs, and your ability to act on your child’s behalf. Here are just a few … Continue reading

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27 Companies Who Hire Adults With Autism


Growing list of companies who hire adults who are diagnosed with autism or are autistic. Includes company information and resources for job seekers. — Read on workology.com/companies-hiring-adults-with-autism/

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The Emotional Impact of being a Sibling to a Brother/Sister with a Disability – Pieces of Me


The Emotional Impact of being a Sibling to a Brother/Sister with a Disability – Pieces of Me — Read on piecesofme.org/2019/05/31/the-emotional-impact-of-being-a-sibling-to-a-brother-sister-with-a-disability/

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SURPRISE……..STAND BY…….Governor Pritzker has just announced that he isn’t finished and told the General Assembly to stay and work through the weekend…….WOW!!!….And Illinois House approves marijuana legalization bill backed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker


Illinois is one signature away from joining the 10 other states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana. With a bipartisan vote of 66-47, the House approved a bill Friday that would allow residents age 21 and older to legally possess 30 … Continue reading

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Has Our Educational System Failed Those Students With Mental Health Issues ?


Nineteen weeks into 2019, there have already been 15 school shootings in the US in which someone was hurt or killed. Is this a reflection of the educational systems’ failure to identify mental health issues ?

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Illinois School Administrator Salaries Highest in the US


Too often the school board announces cuts that directly affects the children, but honestly a good look would be at the high priced administrators. This is a local school board issue, not a state issue, but top heavy administration is … Continue reading

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Interesting Position: Teachers union seeks 5 percent raises, says ‘rich people’ will pay for them


Teachers union seeks 5 percent raises, says ‘rich people’ will pay for them. Chicago Teachers Union leaders on Tuesday submitted their first contract proposals — including 5-percent pay raises — to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office, though most negotiations are expected … Continue reading

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