Stories tagged: "special needs"


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Q&A: A Former Special Ed Parapro Talks About Public Schools

As part of an ongoing Q&A series about public education, we spoke to Christian Alvarado, an education organizer and former special education parapro.

Virtual learning opportunities abound for children of all learning abilities. (Shutterstock)
Tips to Make Virtual Learning Work for Your Neurodiverse Child

Michigan mom and therapist Erica Carulli advocates for creating an impactful learning environment for all.

Camille Proctor is working on making a better future for her son and other children who are black and autistic.
Michigan Mom Learned to Navigate Her Son’s Special Needs–and Now She’s Passing It On

Camille Proctor is helping parents with children who have autism find much-needed resources through her foundation.

WATCH: Michigan Man Tips Essential Worker $900, Says World ‘Needs Some Love’

Kevin VanAmburg says the world is missing out on love as we shelter in place. So he decided to start spreading more around right here at home.