learning disability

posted on March 31, 2011 - 10:35am
Looking for help as you prepare to meet with your child’s school about individual education plans (IEPs) or 504 Plans, both of which provide accommodations for students with disabilities? Well, you've come to the right place. The following list of IEP and 504 plan resources will help you get started and moving in the right direction. If you can't print this list, contact your local MDA office to...
posted on March 31, 2011 - 10:35am
QUEST Vol. 18, No. 2
Looking for help as you prepare to meet with your child’s school about individual education plans (IEPs) or 504 Plans, both of which provide accommodations for students with disabilities? Well, you've come to the right place. The following list of IEP and 504 plan resources will help you get started and moving in the right direction. If you can't print this list, contact your local MDA office to...


posted on January 1, 1997 - 7:37pm
Every child who receives special education through a public school has an IEP — Individualized Education Program (or Plan) — developed by the child's parents, teachers and other interested parties, such as counselors, therapists, doctors, and the child himself by junior high or so. Development of an IEP is mandated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), which affects all...

Are learning disabilities part of the picture?

posted on January 1, 1997 - 11:30am
By the early 1990s, researchers began to see more than they had expected. The dystrophin gene wasn't just a muscle protein gene. There was also a brain form of dystrophin, made from the same gene, but in a slightly different way.