A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Special Education Terminology
In the beginning of a special needs diagnosis, you’ll come across a lot of terms that may seem like a foreign language. Among them are terms related to the (sometimes) overwhelming world of special education terminology. Because of that, I wanted to make a list of frequently used terms that you may come across as you progress through this world of special needs parenting and into special needs advocacy. That’s why I want to share this parent’s guide on how to understand special education terms. Some of the terms listed are autism related or autism specific, but I’ve also tried to include many general terms in this post. I would also like to say: I’m not an expert, just a mom trying to help out….