Special Education is a complex part of the education process for disabled children, and it is based on the individual needs of the individual student. The most important document associated with Special Education is the Individual Education Plan also known as the I.E.P. Dawn Lucan, an educator with eighteen years of experience, will share information about this important document in education along with resources to help you.
You are on a budget, and your family loves to eat salads. You begin to wonder how you can fit salads into your budget. I have included a variety of ethnic, regional, and special occasion salads. Common ingredients include chicken, egg, noodle, potato, rice, and more. Salads include Amish Macaroni Salad, Asian Tuna Salad, Baked Potato Salad, Chinese Chicken Salad, Deviled Egg Salad, Mashed Potato Salad, Texas Coleslaw, Thai Cucumber Salad, and more. Come and enjoy budget salad recipes with me!
Your child was recently diagnosed with Down's Syndrome. You begin to wonder how you can help your child reach their full potential in life. There are so many different life decisions to make including both school and life strategies. Dawn Lucan, an educator with 19 years of experience, will share some of her life strategies and community resources with you.
School gets more challenging each year. Now, you face a new building and more challenges than you have before, and it is called middle school. You are now in a larger school building with even more students attending it. How do you handle it? Dawn Lucan is an educator with 19 years of experience will share the secrets to academics, friendship, activities, and more with you.
You have decided to go on a budget including your grocery budget. You begin to wonder how to approach your new cooking adventure. You start looking at your favorite recipes and begin to wonder if the ingredients can fit into your new budget. Dawn Lucan will share her favorite low budget soup, salad, and main dish recipes with you. The ingredients included in this cookbook are common to almost every supermarket including ground beef, chicken, pasta, cheese, and tuna. Dawn Lucan, an educator with 19 years of experience will share 49 recipes including Chicken Fried Rice, Chicken Noodle Soup, Egg Drop Soup, Macaroni and Cheese, Pasta Primavera, Shepherd's Pie, and more.
Summer is a wonderful season full of fresh local fruits and vegetables. The recipes are full of wonderful flavors. Each of us has so many wonderful memories of summer and its foods from when we were growing up. Ingredients found in this cookbook include avocados, cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes, spinach, peaches, blueberries, strawberries, watermelon, chicken, tuna, and more. Dawn Lucan, an educator with 19 years of experience, will share with you a collection of summer bread, soup, salad, burger, sandwich, stir fry, and dessert recipe adventures.
You are a parent of an adult child on the Autism Spectrum or are an Autistic adult. You are pretty frustrated with the job market and are looking for ideas to bring in some income. It is possible to have your own business and do well. Dawn Lucan, an educator with 19 years of experience, will share with you business ideas and resources to make your dream of owning a business become a reality.
You have just entered high school, attending high school, about to graduate from high school, or are in college. You are searching for careers which work great for your abilities and interests. You have asked many people for advice on which step to take next with career plans. I have compiled a list of 25 different jobs that might interest you and could work with your disability and your abilities. I have included jobs in computers, science, creative arts, visual arts, and writing. The advice comes from a preschool teacher who has kept in contact with her students from the past seventeen years on their schooling after they moved onto the next education level.
When you start the gluten free or wheat free diet, you notice that almost every package at the grocery store contains wheat in it. You become frustrated and start missing your favorite foods. You begin to wonder if you can have a normal life with your favorite foods. I know this is possible since I have been at that point in my life. I have included in this cookbook recipes for biscuits, onion rings, corndogs, eggplant parmesan, meatloaf, chicken fried steak, chicken nuggets, chicken noodle soup, fish sticks, sweet and sour pork, and more.
You are in high school searching for a career or you are an adult searching for a career. Which careers work great for those diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder or High Functioning Autism? Dawn Lucan, a preschool teacher, has kept in contact with her students that she has over time and followed their interests. She shares some of the common traits that some of her students have in this book and lists them as careers. Dawn Lucan has also shared some great resources throughout the book to help you with your career.
Working with Special Education or differently able learners is not an easy task for a classroom teacher. Each student brings their own unique challenges into the classroom. Even two students with the same diagnosis, each one can be effected differently than the other one. Dawn Lucan, an educator with eighteen years of experience, will discuss common Special Education topics along with website resources along with common disabilities you will find inside your classroom.
You want to start the gluten free or wheat free diet for your Autistic child. You start by going to the local supermarket for a few gluten free basics. You were shocked by the price on the products. You begin to wonder what to do to help your child. Dawn Lucan, an educator with 19 years of experience, will share a selection of bread, smoothie, sandwich, and more recipes with you.
Is your child attending middle school next year? Are you wondering what can you do to help your child transition easier to middle school? What advice can you give to your child about attending middle school? Dawn Lucan, an educator with 19 years of experience, will share her tips to make the transition from elementary school to middle school easier for you and your child.
You are in high school or college. It is almost time to pick out your lifelong career. You are facing so much pressure from everyone about your decision, and you feel frustrated to say the least. You do not know which one to chose from which range from requiring a high school diploma to a college degree. She has included a variety of high tech and low technology careers in this book. Also, she has included a variety of different resources including job search engines, job search, and resume tip websites. Dawn Lucan will share with you a variety of careers from that could match your abilities and interests in life and lead to a fulfilling lifelong career.
Are you frustrated dealing with school, healthcare, and life issues with your Autistic child? What are the various classroom placements available to your child at school? What are the various therapies available for your child? Do you dread listening to your child's evaluations when they are completed and shared with you? Do you wonder where the resources are to help your child reach their full potential in life? Are you frustrated in locating the perfect babysitter for your Autistic child? What can you do to help your Autistic child with their sensory integration problems? Dawn Lucan, an educator with 19 years of experience working with students with different abilities in life, will answer these questions and more in her book.
Will your disabled child be attending kindergarten this fall? There is so much information out there for parents of kindergarten students in general. You still have your own concerns as a parent of a disabled child. Dawn Lucan, an educator with 19 years of experience, will share her 28 tips and community resources to help make the transition to kindergarten easier for both you and your child.
Having a disabled child is never easy in life. There are so many things to take into consideration when planning your day. At times, it can get quite frustrating dealing with the issues of having a disabled child. Dawn Lucan will share her life strategies and community resources for school issues, common therapies, healthy eating, marriage advice, siblings, friendships, activities, travel, and more.
Having a food allergy or problems with a particular ingredient is never easy. It is worse when you have an allergy or problems with a common food ingredient such as wheat or gluten. It makes the holidays a very challenging time for you in finding menu items for your holiday meal. Dawn Lucan will share some of her favorite recipes with you. The recipes include crab cakes, pumpkin pie, stuffing, stuffed mushrooms, mashed potatoes, cornbread, dinner rolls, sugar cookies, gravy, and more.
Autism Spectrum Disorder or Fragile X can be a scary diagnosis for parents. You do not know what to expect for your child because the diagnosis is so complex. There are so many different characteristics causing your child problems on a daily basis. Through this book, she offers sensible advice on educational, dietary, sibling, sensory, shopping, friendship, and marriage issues for parents of Autistic children and teens. She also includes a glossary of common terms and website resources in her book. Her advice is based on her many years of experience with Autism. She has eighteen years of experience an educator. I do speak in generalities since no two children diagnosed with Autism are the same. This book is recommended for parents with children diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and High Functioning Autism.
You are about to start the biggest adventure in your life which is high school. You have many questions. However, you are not finding many answers through your guidance counselor, parents, school district website, teachers, or high school handbook. Dawn Lucan will share 16 tips with you regarding high school along with great resources to help you on your new adventure.
You have now separated from your husband or wife. You begin to wonder what to do next to move on with your life. Everything seems confusing at the moment what to do next. As a parent, you begin to wonder how you can help your child through this whole matter. In this guide, you will receive 19 great nonlegal advice tips including regarding getting a lawyer, child custody, moving, handling holidays and special events, child support, dating, remarriage, and more. I have also included some great general website resources for you.
Shopping on a budget is never easy in life. Prices keep increasing on a regular basis. It can get quite frustrating keeping to your budget. Dawn Lucan, an educator with 19 years of experience, will share her money saving tips for shopping for fruits & vegetables, groceries, clothing, dollar stores, travel, amusement parks, entertainment, and more.
Are you a preteen, tween or teen looking to make friends in life, and you need help in making them? Do you know the best qualities to have in a friendship? Where are the best places to meet new friends who think like you? What are some good activities to do with a friend? Dawn Lucan is an educator with eighteen years of experience will share you helpful tips on making a friend and having fun with them.
Selecting a career is never easy in life. There are so many different things to consider which include your interests, abilities, and talents. You receive advice from everyone on which career is best for you. However, you are the only one who will be working during your working life. What are the best resources out there to help me find a career? Dawn Lucan is an educator with eighteen years of experience will help you through this process.
The college application process can be quite difficult at times. There are so many different things to keep in mind during the entire application through college acceptance process. Dawn Lucan, an educator with eighteen years of experience, will cover topics ranging from college tours to you accepting a student slot at a college who admitted you.
Your disabled child is about to exit from your school district's or county's Early Intervention Program for disabled children and into a preschool program. You have questions regarding this. In this book, she includes a great list of free preschool games for your child along with some great websites for you, too. Dawn Lucan, a preschool teacher with eighteen years of experience, has answers to 10 of your questions.
Dawn Lucan, an educator, athlete, Autism Activist, and Special Education activist with eighteen years of experience, has done a variety of things throughout life. She has been an educator, athlete, and volunteer. The one role that she has played in life that she cherishes the most in memories are of her volunteer days since she focuses on Special Education or educating disabled children's issues. As a former Special Education student herself in the 1970s and 1980s, she has an interesting perspective on both helping parents through her outreach. Come walk with her through her life of how Special Education has helped her and how it influenced her into her path today!
It is never easy when you learn differently than anyone else in life. However, your teachers keep the same expectations for you as they do their other students in your class. You begin to wonder how can I work around my disability and do great in school? How can I can I take class notes more effectively? How can I organize myself to complete a project? Dawn Lucan is a preschool teacher with 17 years of experience shares her own tips for handling homework and studying which work great for any disability that she discovered through keeping up with her students as they entered elementary school and beyond.