Special Education

Could you be your child’s teacher? (Dedicated to Underpaid Teachers Everywhere!)

Teaching creates all other professions.  ~Author Unknown Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.  ~John Cotton Dana We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, and the failings of the family.  Then we expect them to educate our children.  ~John Sculley I have had the privilege of working with many excellent and […]

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The Gifted Child

Gifted children have special needs, too. The GIFTED TEEN SURVIVAL GUIDE helps the exceptionally bright children learn to handle life.

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Post 9/11 – Lessons Learned by First Responders and Myself in Helping Special Populations

It is almost the anniversary of one of the saddest days in American history. A day when time seemed to have stood still. When the morning started as a day so crisp and clear it was almost too good to be true, yet ended full of darkness. And, the day which I asked myself over […]

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Summertime Learning for ADULTS!

Today as I am writing this post it is a hot (95 degrees) and humid (90%) day in the greater Washington D.C. area.  Don’t make any mistake in thinking that this is a “dry heat”.  So, I am especially grateful to Willis Haviland Carrier, who purportedly invented the air conditioner.  This little piece of trivia is […]

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Educators Contest- Win Free ASL Products for Students!

Louise Sattler announces the Educators Contest for her company SIGNING FAMILIES™. Also, see how she is close to “winning” (or at least in serious contention) for the 2011 Start Up Nation Leading Women in Business Contest (Yep, “On Fire”).. and meet some special women who have the 411- Shara Lawrence- Weiss, Jenna Riggs and Liysa Callsen (411Voices.com)

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HELP SIGNING FAMILIES™ TO HELP OTHERS LEARN ASL- THROUGH START UP NATION 2011!

START UP NATION 2011 MOM ENTREPRENEUR COMPETITION! PLEASE VOTE DAILY HERE: http://bit.ly/eDy1Jg (simply pick daily reminder) I has been a really long time since I “campaigned” for any competition. I think my last run for an office was in the seventh grade. I lost- badly. This time I am hoping to compete in something a little […]

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My Child is Deaf- HELP!

Louise Sattler, owner of SIGNING FAMILIES™ helps parents who are seeking advice for their deaf children.

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So You Think You Can Sign?

Louise Sattler of SIGNING FAMILIES™ explains how she learned ASL… one complaint at a time.

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GREAT BLOGGERS- SPECIAL EDUCATION / PARENT RESOURCE EDITION

I have written now a few blogs about women who I admire because of their fascinating, inspiring and amusing blogs. Today, I want to feature blogs that are dedicated to our friends within the special education community. As an educator, I admire the people who are in the trenches of special education beyond measure.  These […]

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