Tag Archives: International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organization

Knowledge Is Power

It is said that knowledge is power.  This certainly is true for parents of students with PWS.  Knowing how to find and use information is an important special advocacy skill for parents.  Below is some information, from the Special Education … Continue reading

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Word of the Day: Complexity

The word of the day for me is complexity because each speaker at the Special Education Law Symposium makes a point of emphasizing the complexity of special education law and the special education system.  The reasons for this complexity are … Continue reading

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Evan’s Take: The Lehigh University Special Education Law Symposium: Report 1

Prepared by Evan Farrar, M.A., PWSA (USA) Family Support Counselor Last week I represented PWSA (USA) and the PWS community at the Special Education Law Symposium sponsored by the College of Education at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.  http://coe.lehigh.edu/law Participants … Continue reading

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PWS Best Practice Guidelines Now Available!

In many ways, creating useful resources to support the quality of life and care of people with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is one of the most important ongoing tasks of PWSA (USA).  Visitors to our office are often impressed by the size … Continue reading

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