Education

One Place for Special Needs

One Place for Special Needs

Back to school guide for special needs families: Plan for your child’s school year now with articles for parents, teacher resources, visual supports, social stories, school rules and more.

Adoption and School Issues

Adoption and School Issues

A fact sheet for adoptive families helping you to understand how adoption affects children and how that can affect their learning and behavior in school.

Adoption 101

Adoption 101: Adoption Awareness Curriculum

This adoption awareness curriculum has been designed to help adoptive parent group leaders and others train child welfare, medical, legal, education, and mental health professionals, and other community members to be more responsive to the needs of adopted children and to work more effectively with their families.

talking with teachers about adoption in school

Talking with Teachers

It also takes teachers time to get to know each family’s child and to understand their unique needs and individual learning styles. In the case of the adoptive family this time of year can present even more than the typical challenges.