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What Steps Need to be Taken to Resolve a Special Education Dispute?

If your child has an IEP or 504 and is participating in the public school special education program and the school is not following the guidelines, what do you do? According to the OSPI, Office of Public Instruction, there are three options under the Individuals with Disabilities

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Strategies to Ease your Child’s Transition to Middle School

The transition to middle school is a big step in your child’s life.  The school is bigger with many more kids.  There are multiple teachers and class subjects and a schedule to follow.  Just finding the correct classroom is a challenge.  Students will have lockers with combinations

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What are the Signs or Symptoms of a Learning Disability?

What is a learning disability?  How can you tell if your child has one?  It is estimated that approximately 10% of all students have some form of a learning disability.  The term learning disability is defined as a “neurological condition that interferes with a person’s ability to

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Brock’s Academy Provides ESL Tutoring Support

Brock’s Academy has tutors that are ESL/English language certified! We provide tutoring support to help students to learn to speak fluent English and excel in school! Our tutors use one-on-one specialized ESL techniques to assist your student in all subject areas. We assess where each student is

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School Anxiety and Depression

With the new school year nearing some children may be feeling anxious.  The start of school, life changes, or transitions can sometimes trigger school refusal, refusal to attend school due to emotional distress.  According to the Anxiety and Depression Associate of America, anxiety-based school refusal affects 2

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Gearing up for Back-to-School!

This summer has flown by and it’s time to start thinking about the 2013-2014 school year. Parents have to start the back-to-school preparations such as shopping for school supplies, new clothes, shoes and backpacks. The more organized you are the better. Download the school supplies lists from

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Teaching Children Independent Thinking Skills

One of the most important gifts you can give a child is to teach them how to become an independent thinker.  Mastering independent thinking empowers a child to develop critical problem solving skills.  Independent thinkers are good team leaders because they consider different backgrounds and ideas of

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Brock’s Academy is Participating at Autism Day 2013 on August 10th at Jubilee Farms!

Come visit the Brock’s Academy booth at the 13th Annual Autism Day at Jubilee Farm in Carnation, WA on Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 11am – 4pm.  We will have wacky hair spray and tattoos for the kids!  This is a FREE event sponsored by families and

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Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia – How are they different?

What are the differences between Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia? Dyslexia – is defined as chronic neurological disorder causing inability or great difficulty in learning to read or spell, despite normal intelligence. It inhibits recognition and processing of graphic symbols, particularly those pertaining to language. Symptoms, including

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Tips on How to Reduce Kid’s Screen Time

Now that school is out are you finding that your child or teenager is watching too much TV or playing on the Xbox, tablet or phone constantly?  In today’s world of technology it can be difficult for parents to limit screen time without creating an argument. Here

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