Back-to-School Toolkit: What You Need for Day 1
It’s that time of year again! As we get ready to send our kids back to school, we’re thinking about all the things they might need to be successful this year. To help their transition be as smooth as possible, we’ve put together this back-to-school toolkit with printable templates, checklists, resources, and more!
Our Best-Of List of Adaptive Tools and Supplies
When it comes to providing accommodations and adaptive tools to help students access their classroom and curriculum, the possibilities are seemingly endless. We surveyed several occupational therapists we know and the parent-staff members of Undivided to put together this best-of list.
How Are Students with Disabilities Protected from Discriminatory Discipline?
The law has certain protections for students who face discipline due to behaviors that result from their disabilities. Learn about their rights and what you as a parent need to know about communicating with the school.
The Three Most Important Things Parents Should Remember About FAPE
During a discussion about FAPE (Free Appropriate Public Education), Special Education Advocate and Board Certified Behavior Analyst Dr. Pelangka lays out the three things parents should remember, and how it can affect their child’s education.
Should Students w/ Distracting Behaviors Be Excluded From General Education?
Sometimes schools remove kids with disabilities from general education classes because of “distracting” behaviors. Dr. Caitlin Solone discusses why this is not okay , and how all kids may be missing out on a learning opportunity when children with behaviors are removed from the classroom.
Should Students Who Elope Or Are Aggressive Be Excluded From Gen Ed Classes?
Does eloping or showing aggression in a classroom mean your child should be excluded from a general education setting? Education Advocate Dr. Caitlin Solone explains how these actions should not exclude children from a gen ed setting as these actions are actually a call for more support.
Should Stimming Stop A Child w/ Disabilities From Being In A Gen Ed Setting?
During a discussion on inclusion, the Undivided team discusses children with disabilities who “stim”, and how it affects their participation in a general education setting. Dr. Caitlin Solone says “stimming” is an everyday part of some children’s experiences, and it should be normalized.
Debunking Inclusion Myths: Why Behavior Is Not A Prerequisite for Inclusion
The Undivided team debunks common myths about inclusion in schools for children with disabilities. In this discussion, Dr. Caitlin Solone explains why behavior should not be a factor for your child’s inclusion in a school setting.
The 5 Most Important Estate Planning Decisions
Estate planning means making vital decisions about our children’s care, our assets, and our own medical care — and it requires writing those decisions down in legal documents. The process can seem overwhelming, which is why we brought in some help from Brianna Davidson Jarrett!
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A Navigator is your Partner at each turn
Every Undivided Navigator has years of experience supporting families raising kids with disabilities or parenting their own. Partner with an Undivided Navigator for a free Kickstart to learn first hand what support feels like!
Identify near-term goals and priorities
Develop a vision for your child and family
Map out strategies to execute near- and long-term goals
“It’s so helpful to have one place that you can go to get many answers.”–Leeza Woodbury, with Navigator Kelly since 2020