Special Needs

The Importance of Social-Emotional Learning

October 5, 2020 Dealing with COVID-19 fall-out: Recognizing your child’s social-emotional needs and how to partner with their school for best results. Middle School social-emotional learning. With the r...

Free Zoom Forum on Autism Awareness and Education

April 9, 2020 Families Helping Families of Southeast Louisiana is offering a free and open-to-the-public Zoom forum every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 pm. April’s topics are Autism Awareness and Transitioning F...

Louisiana Public Schools Closed Until April 13

March 13, 2020 All Louisiana public schools, K–12, will be closed statewide from March 16 to April 13, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Friday on Twitter. We will provide updates as they become available. In a...

Winter 2020 School Listings  

Searching for the right school is tough. There’s a lot to consider: location, teacher/student ratio, tuition… To help you find the right one, Nola Family has compiled a listing of Orleans and Jefferson Parish...

The Big IDEA With SPED

September 5, 2019 “Parents must educate themselves so they can adequately advocate for their children’s needs.” Special education doesn't mean a student is isolated or ignored — quite the opposite, actually. ...

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