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Thursday's Tip To A Better IEP
Creating an IEP Checklist
Creating a list before the IEP meeting will help keep you organized and on track. Some topics that you should create a list for are : important issues to discuss, any questions/concerns, any significant changes in the child’s life, such as medication, behavior, speech, preferences and interests, family life, etc. This will help you to better communicate your child's needs because you already took the time prior to organize it and put all thoughts into one place.
This article published by Autism NJ highlights important information about tips for creating a checklist.
Preparing for Postsecondary Life
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Each month The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute spotlights a different developmental disability to help build awareness and educate others about the disability. Click below to learn more about this month's spotlight and the resources that are available to help.
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Develop Soft Skills for Job Success - Tips for Parents and Families
Enthusiasm will help you to stand out in the workplace. Especially during the interview process, being enthusiastic will help potential employers to remember you. When you show you are excited about the job, it helps employers picture you in that role. Enthusiastic employees take initiative and are not afraid of a challenge. Being enthusiastic is a key trait to have in the workplace.