Special Education Acronyms Every Parent Should Know - The only thing the IEP team wants is what is best for the child, and if we aren't speaking the same language, it's only hurting the child. No one wants that. Which is why it is so important that parents and teachers are on the same page when it comes to important acronyms when it comes to all things special education. Blog Post at Mrs. D's Corner.
The AQ Test was developed by Simon Baron-Cohen from the Autism Research Centre. It is important to note that while this test can be used to give an indication of the likelihood of having Asperger’s Syndrome, it is not meant to replace a formal medical diagnosis. The AQ Test can be a screening tool which can be used which can be used to indicate the likelihood Aspergers, PDD Nos or other forms of Autism.
ADHD and Executive Function - "The inconsistencies in performance often reported by people with ADHD can be understood and articulated by being aware of what function is involved. This information is invaluable when setting up structure and a system for success."