This resource provides quotes/information from the US Dept. of Education regarding IEP eligibility for students who are denied due to education evaluations/assessments indicating average or above average intellectual abilities, and/or academic achievement.
An education specialist gives instructions on organizing a binder for school meetings, including IEP/504 plans, assessments and evaluations, medical records, work samples, communication, discipline issues, and TAA resources.
Jack Kearney and his mother gives tips on how to prepare for a successful school year. The pair shares their negative and positive experiences with Tourette Syndrome in the classroom in order to aid others in preparing for the start of a new school year.
Two individuals, Ellie Jarvie and Andy Tiefenthaler, sit down in Wisconsin to discuss their various experiences and challenges with living with Tourette Syndrome. Andy Tiefenthaler is a young adult with Tourette Syndrome who shares his experience working at the Tourette Syndrome Camp USA. Ellie Jarvie also shares her experiences as a TAA Wisconsin Chapter Chairmember. Ellie Jarvie speaks about her life as she was a young teen into her thirties and her struggles with going in public with her tics. The two also discuss a dance they both attended that was organized by Andy Tiefenthaler in the 9th grade to raise money and awareness for Tourette Syndrome.
"Tourette's is just another art form." -Andy Tiefenthaler
La digrafía o los déficits en el lenguaje escrito, son un problema común para estudiantes con el síndrome de Tourette (ST). Esto interfiere y a veces les previene el transferir sus pensamientos al escrito.