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Holly Correa has been an educator for over 20 years. She has a M.A. in Educational Leadership, a California Administrative Services credential, in addition to a Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential. Her experience teaching students with spectrum challenges such as Asperger’s and Autism, combined with her experience facilitating the IEP process, make her an excellent child advocate. On a personal note, Holly is the mother of a child with high functioning autism and has advocated on his behalf throughout his life. She understands first-hand the impact having a special needs child places on the family, and is passionate about finding just the right combination of support so that everyone thrives.

Please call Holly for your Southern California Advocacy needs. 805 512-2034

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We have just completed our Advocacy School training classes and the Free School is now open to the public. The nine units cover the entire process from Eligibility to Litigation. The curriculum is perfect for attorneys, psychologists, parents of special needs children and others. Please visit our Online School .

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If you need to find an advocate for your child, try searching the COPAA database of members who represent special needs children.

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Rene Thomas Folse, JD, Ph.D.

I am an attorney at law and licensed psychologist (PSY 11415) in California.

I have had over thirty five years of experience with disabled adults and children.

I have created this site to help provide useful news and information for parents, educators and advocates. I am retired from professional practice, however if you need further information you may contact Pause4KIDS my affiliated non-profit organization here.

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It is important that parents have opportunities to enhance their knowlege about their children and the services that are available for them. Here are a few links to orgainizations that provide training.

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Normal People Scare Me: A Film About Autism


Catalog of Gifted Talented Toys

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24 Game Multiply/Divide Primer


List Price:$21.99
Lowest New Price:$14.52
Rank:483718
Description:
Three levels of challenge. 96 Double-sided, 4'' x 4'' cards.. 1 Dot, 2 Dot & 3 Dot.. Ages 8 & up..

NEW Schmovie: The Hilarious Game of Made-Up Movies (Family / Party Board Game for Kids, Teens, Adults - Boys & Girls Ages 8 & Up)


List Price:$19.95
Lowest New Price:$15.50
Rank:31587
Description:
Win trophies for making up funny movie titles in this hilarious family game! Roll the Genre Die and flip two Premise Cards to determine what the Schmovie is about. For example, what would you call an ACTION FILM about a MUTANT SANDWICH? Players write titles that are parodies of real movies, like "Beauty and the Beef" or "Despicable Meat", or, completely made up, like "Bun on the Run" or "The Two-Toed Tuna"! No movie trivia... just laughs! Each round, a Schmovie Producer awards one of nineteen different golden Schquid Trophies for his or her favorite title. The first player to collect four Schquids wins! INCLUDES: 170 Cards, 1 Genre Die, 5 Erasable Title Boards, 5 Erasable Markers, 19 Schquid Trophies, Rule Sheet, and Unlimited Awesomeness. Schmovie is perfect for small or large groups, for families, for kids, for teenagers, and for adults! From Galactic Sneeze, the makers of the new adult party game, Spank the Yeti: The Party Game of Questionable Decisions.

MY FIRST PIANO LESSON: Learn How to Play the Keyboard for Kids, Notes, and Songs for Children and Toddlers, Lessons for Beginners and Children's Gifts, Music Educational Books for Beginning Musicians.


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Lowest New Price:$18.99
Rank:72514
Description:
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METROPUZZLE New York - 1000 pc Jigsaw Puzzle by Geotoys


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Lowest New Price:$19.98
Rank:168704
Description:
Welcome to the Big Apple, the city that never sleeps. The best way to experience this buzzing metropolis is to walk around and experience its various neighborhoods, which are like little villages of their own. Experience the rush of Wall Street, the hubbub of Chinatown, the bright lights of Times Square and the calm of Central Park. And don't forget to grab a hot dog on your way! METROPUZZLE New York is a current map of the city with a modern design that invites exploration with inch-perfect precision and without GPS. Includes a poster that is also a working city map. Puzzle size is 26.8 × 18.9 inches 1000 pieces.

FidgetKool 1pcs Pressure Relief Fidget Toys Dice Cube Relieves Stress and Anxiety for Children and Adults Add and ADHD Toys Gifts Black


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Lowest New Price:$6.12
Rank:173082
Description:

This cube has 6 sides that all have different functions ,perfect gift for someone who have anxiety and stress problems.

It REALLY calms your anxiety. The click and the flip are very satisfying with nice auditory input.

Fidget toys for adhd.Buy it if you fidget!

Someone who works with special education teachers is recommending them for classrooms.

Someone found it fun to play with while on stressful calls or in meetings.

Someone in college who has trouble focusing in class due to ADHD and this has helped him so much!


FidgetKool 1pcs Fidget Toys Dice Cube Relieves Stress and Anxiety for Children and Adults Add and ADHD Office or Birthday Gifts Camouflage


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Lowest New Price:$5.89
Rank:37170
Description:

It REALLY calms your anxiety. The click and the flip are very satisfying with nice auditory input. The glide is extremely moveable. The smooth ball of roll is tactile heaven.

Someone who works with special education teachers is recommending them for classrooms.

Someone found it fun to play with while on stressful calls or in meetings.

Someone in college who has trouble focusing in class due to ADHD and this has helped him so much!

Fidget toys for adhd.Buy it if you fidget!


6 Piece Strategy Games for Kids Bundle: IQ Toys, Math and Logic Puzzle Set


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Lowest New Price:$14.97
Rank:376638
Description:
This 6 piece strategies games for kids bundle is the perfect IQ toys and math and logic puzzles set. Ideal for kids, teenagers, adults and brainiacs or anyone who wants to sharpen their mental problem solving skills. Designed to challenge while stimulating brain activity and providing hours of fun. These brain teasers and mental exercises will develop thinking skills, increase concentration, and build focus. You will receive 4 different IQ Puzzle Balls, 1 Classic Wooden Snake Twist Cube 2", and 1 Mental Mind Teaser. You will not receive duplicates of these assembly and disentanglement puzzles. These IQ toys also make excellent party favors, gifts, and classroom prize box rewards, STEM curriculum, and gifted and talented exercises. They can be used at school, home, and office and are perfect travel games. These activities are also considered sensory processing toys and often used as fidgets.

Banpresto Dragonball Z Yamcha Scultures Figure, 5.5"


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Lowest New Price:$21.05
Rank:247394
Description:
Yamcha is a supporting protagonist in the Dragon Ball manga, and in the animes Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z, also making a few appearances in Dragon Ball GT. He is a former boyfriend of Bulma and the lifelong best friend of Puar. A former desert bandit, Yamcha was once an enemy of Goku, but quickly reformed and became a lifelong friend and ally. Brave, boastful and dependable, Yamcha is a very talented martial artist and one of the most gifted Humans on Earth, possessing skills and traits that allow him to fight alongside his fellow Z Fighters when major threats loom. However, by the latter half of Dragon Ball Z, he is largely outclassed by both his allies and their enemies, and thus retires from fighting.

7 pc Grad Diploma & Dreams Balloon Bouquet Congratulations Congrats Graduation


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Lowest New Price:$11.99
Rank:46203
Description:
Included in this bouquet: 7 Balloons Total 1 - 31" "Congratulations Grad! You are Intelligent, Strong, Clever, Gifted, Talented. We Are so Proud of You" Scroll Shape Balloon 1 - 18" Gold Dazzeloon Star Balloon 5 - 12" Mixed Latex Balloons (2 White, 2 Gold, 1 Metallic Navy Blue) These items may arrive flat or in retail packaging All balloons sold online are shipped out with no air/helium. Filled balloons don't travel well through different elevations. All balloons are sold without ribbons.

DSstyle Fidget Spinner Bat Shape Tri Spinning Finger Toys for Autism and ADHD Relief Focus Anxiety Stress Red


List Price:
Lowest New Price:$3.99
Rank:256505
Description:

Description:

Product type: fidget spinner

Applicable crowd: kids, adult

Type: tri spinner

Shell material: ABS plastic

Bearing: bearing

Spin time: about 3 minutes

Product size: mini

Product weight: 40g

Packing: carton box

Package size: 10*3*9 cm

Package include: 16* fidget spinner

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