Individualized Education Program

Children, parents have rights in IEP jungle

Children, parents have rights in IEP jungle

  When a child with an intellectual or developmental disability enters into the education system, that child’s parents or guardians are thrust into the world of IEP. IEP stands for Individualized Education Program. Special education consultant Amy Lorton, owner of My IEP Advocate in Pensacola, works with families throughout the nation to develop these individualized […]

Resources for autism improving, still long way to go

Resources for autism improving, still long way to go

When parents receive a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder for their child, it can be overwhelming. Stacey Greenhaw knows this well. Greenhaw’s son Carson, 6, has autism. Carson loves to play flag football. He attends school at West Navarre Primary, and he loves the Navarre High School Raiders football team that his dad coaches. Carson […]

West Navarre thrives off Learning Ally program

West Navarre thrives off Learning Ally program

Anne Hooper’s fourth and fifth grade Read 180 classes at West Navarre Intermediate School have made the most of their opportunity to be a part of the Learning Ally Great Reading Games contest. The 29 students participating in the seven-week event helped West Navarre finish fifth in the country in the contest this year. It’s […]