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Do You Involve Your Child To Provide Feedback When It Comes To Their Care?

Posted by Ask Emily on April 15, 2018 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)
We know that this topic comes with a ton of variables. There can be a lot of friction and stressors when it comes to raising a child with a diagnosis, especially when they get to the age that they want to provide feedback on their care and help pick out doctors and specialists and things and sometimes the parents might question how much to allow their child to help decide what is in their best interest. How do you as a parent determine how much to let go and when in letting your child make thei... Read Full Post »

Landlord Tenant Issues and Concerns When Renting with a Service Animal

Posted by Ask Emily on April 15, 2018 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (2)
Landlords are everywhere and some are more knowledgeable about laws and accommodations, when it comes to people with disabilities than others. Some landlords claim ignorance when it comes to accommodations and what is legal and what is not. Some people may or may not know for example, that a SERVICE ANIMAL is not a PET and therefore the rules are a little bit different when it comes to renting. If you have legal documentation that you in fact require a SERVICE ANIMAL, the landlord LEGALLY can... Read Full Post »

Homeschool vs. Public School For Families With One or Multiple Diagnosis

Posted by Ask Emily on April 15, 2018 at 12:45 PM Comments comments (13)
Home school is becoming more common, but not well accepted when it comes to families with a medical diagnosis. Some families are being forced to homeschool, for a number of reasons. For example, the child is falling way too far behind at school due to medically necessary absences and the school staff does not know how to help with this, or the child is getting bullied not only by students, but by staff as well. In a public or private school setting, there are hundreds of students that the sta... Read Full Post »

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