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Primary Research Group Report on Inter-Library Loan Services for Research University Faculty

New York-based Primary Research Group has just published a report called International Survey of Research University Faculty: Use of Inter-library Loan Services:"The study presents data from a survey of more than 500 international research...Show More Summary

Revisiting One of My Favorite Books: Our Iceberg is Melting

I wrote about this some time ago, but can’t find my blog entry. SO, I’m copying-n-pasting from someone else’s (Leading Blog: A Leadership Fable – thanks!): From Our Iceberg is Melting… SET THE STAGE: 1. Create a sense of urgency. (not panic) “Problem. Show More Summary

Retention: HOW TO RETAIN A SPECIAL NEEDS HOMESCHOOLER?

Lynn:  I recently started homeschooling my daughter mid year. She is in 6th grade with Down syndrome and does not want to go to middle school yet. She was in Continue Reading ?

Supporting Open Access

Open Access publishing—both Green and Gold varieties—are gaining greater acceptance. Librarians need to focus on ways to promote and improve the process.

Library Hand, the Fastidiously Neat Penmanship Style Made for Card Catalogs

Topic: Libraries Dewey and his crew of “a dozen catalogers and librarians” spent, in his estimation, “an hour daily for nearly an entire week” hashing out the rules of library hand. They started by examining hundreds of card catalogs, looking for penmanship problems and coming up with ways to solve them. Show More Summary

FAPE: NO PRE K CLASS AVAILABLE FOR 3 YR OLD WITH DOWN SYNDROME

LKindy:  if a 3 year old Down Syndrome student cannot attend afternoon classes due to health reasons (eligibility= OHI) and the school says they only have room in the gen Continue Reading ?

Accommodations: SCHOOL WON’T HELP SENIOR SON WITH IBS TO GRADUATE

Juan:  My son is a senior with I.B.S. The school won’t help him graduate and has provided no accommodations. I have meeting a with school principal and all my sons Continue Reading ?

IEP Revision: IEP REVISION TIMELINE?

Jacie: After a meeting, is there a time limit on revising the minutes and the new revised iep?

Medication: PARENT NOT PROVIDING MEDICATION FOR STUDENT

Alexandra: I have a student with Bi-Polar disorder whose parent in not administering her medication at home due to physician conflicts. The student has become a physical threat to peers Continue Reading ?

Bullying: OUR DAUGHTER HAS BEEN BULLIED BY A HOMEBOUND TEACHER

Ellen:  Our 15 year old daughter has been chronically ill for 2 years and has a 504. The school provides homebound services. The teacher who was responsible for teaching our Continue Reading ?

Services: DENIED SPD CLASS BECAUSE TEACHER TO STUDENT RATIO CAP

Darren:  Does CA unified school district have a student to teacher ratio in an SPD class? I am being denied entry for my son to a program because they said Continue Reading ?

Charter Schools: CHARTER SCHOOLS AND IEPS

Jennifer:  Can a charter school deny admission to a child with an IEP? On their application it has an area to check whether they have a 504 or IEP. I Continue Reading ?

Re-Evaluations: CHANGING ELIGIBILITY CLASSIFICATION TO JUSTIFY LACK OF PROGRESS

Chris:  Originally eligible as a child with an emotional disturbance and ADHD, in each of the last two revaluations, the district has increased the severity of the disability. First, they Continue Reading ?

IEP Meeting: MAY I DESIGNATE A PROXY TO ATTEND MY CHILD’S IEP?

Julie:  I have a chronic illness and am not always able to attend IEP meetings. May I designate my mother, with whom my child and I live, to attend IEP Continue Reading ?

Section 504: SCHOOL DID NOT IMPLEMENT 504 – DUE PROCESS OR OCR?

Debra:  My child originally had just a 504 plan. The school didn’t provide accommodations according to 504 plan and failed the kid. We recently just have an IEP in place. Continue Reading ?

Eligibility: SCHOOL SAYS CHILD WITH AUTISM, ADHD, ANXIETY, ED DOESN’T QUALIFY FOR SPECIAL ED

Kacey:  Child is 7th grader in CA, has had multiple diagnosis, but District says he does not qualify for spec ed. They gave him a 504 plan, then took away Continue Reading ?

Behavior Plan: HOW LONG DOES SCHOOL HAVE TO PREPARE BIP

My son is 13 years old with an autism diagnosis. He also has a rare genetic disorder called ADNP Syndrome. We had an FBA at the end the last school Continue Reading ?

Speech: DENIED PUBLIC SCHOOL BECAUSE THEY DON’T OFFER SPEECH

Nicholette:  my child is being denied entrance into a public school because they don’t offer speech class

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