Is LAUSD Run by a Fascist Mafia?

The school year hasn’t even started yet and Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the second-largest school district in the…

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Interview of Dawn Barclay, Author of Traveling Different: Vacation Strategies for Parents of the Anxious, the Inflexible, and the Neurodiverse

Anne Zachry 00:00 Welcome to Making Special Education Actually Work, an online publication presented in blog and podcast form by…

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Fecal Smearing, Disability, and the January 6, 2021 Insurrection

This is not a pleasant topic at all, so I want to start out this post/podcast with the understanding that…

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“Long COVID” Cognitive Impairments and Their Implications for the Special Education Community

On July 22, 2021, The Lancet published an article by Adam Hampshire, et. al., in which the findings reported that…

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Using ABA Principles to Navigate the IEP Process

One of the things I’ve been trying to get across to people for years is the understanding that Applied Behavioral…

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Double Disability Whammy During Distance Learning

One of the issues that I haven’t seen discussed anywhere else, but am seeing first hand every day, is the…

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School Personnel, Conspiracy Theories, & Child Welfare

On January 6, 2021, a group of people, radicalized by false propaganda generated by the 45th President of the United…

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Podcast Interview: Catherine Michael, Attorney at Law & Author

On November 4, 2020, I interviewed attorney and author, Catherine Michael, of Connell, Michael, Kerr, LLP, a special education law…

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