Frequently Asked Questions about Special Solutions . . .
Will you meet with my child?
Of course, we meet with the parent first and later with the child.
Will you go to a meeting at school with me?
Absolutely, our services include meeting with teachers, administrators and counselors.
Can you help me find social outlets for my child?
Many extracurricular activities exist in the school and in the community. We can assist in finding activities that your child will enjoy while matching their interests with the opportunities available.
How do I keep my child from feeling overwhelmed?
In our experience, organization is the key: review, plan, prioritize, communicate and set reasonable expectations.
Can you help me set reasonable expectations for my child?
Yes, we can. Our broad based experience allows us to give parents a realistic perspective.
How do I get the most out of the system for my child, and where do I go for the needs the system does not meet?
After an initial consultation, we develop a plan tailored specifically to the needs of your child and involve the school in that process. For the needs the system cannot support, we discuss other options like private tutoring, counseling, medical care and academic coaching.
How do I get my child motivated in school?
This is an important issue and concern for every parent. A student with special needs requires extra patience and creativity. As a first step, I can help you prioritize the academic, social, and emotional needs of your child.