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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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Editor

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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Training Links

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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The Sandwich Kid: A Film About Siblings & Disabilities


Catalog of Reading Toys

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LeapFrog LeapReader Reading and Writing System, Green


List Price:
Lowest New Price:$26.49
Rank:3226
Description:
The AC Adapter lets you charge your LeapReader™ and LeapPad™ Ultra as you play!

Learning Resources Reading Comprehension Cubes


List Price:$12.99
Lowest New Price:$6.50
Rank:8578
Description:
Get your students talking about their reading assignments. Simply roll the cubes and answer the questions before reading (red cubes) during reading (blue cubes) and after reading (green cubes). Includes 6 foam cubes in 3 colors, and Activity Guide.

24 ~ I Love to Read Rubber Bracelets ~ Approx. 6" ~ Assorted Colors ~ New


List Price:
Lowest New Price:$6.98
Rank:15902
Description:
24 ~ I Love To Read Rubber Bracelets ~ approx. 6" ~ assorted colors ~ New in sealed package.

Bob Books Happy Hats Beginning Reading Game Line


List Price:$15.99
Lowest New Price:$14.98
Rank:46932
Description:

Play and read with friends Sam, Mat, Dot and Mit in this board game made just for beginning readers. Children explore letter names and letter sounds as they create simple words to help pave the path to reading success. Along the way, children collect "Happy Hats" for every word that they create. Game play encourages the use of social skills, literacy, and simple counting.

BOB Books have been helping children to read for over 35 years and have sold millions of sets of books. Created by a teacher and built through word of mouth, over 5 million sets have been sold.

University Games' Briarpatch division is America's leading preschool game and puzzle line, with 20 years of innovative and exceptional learning games.


LeapFrog LeapStart Kindergarten Activity Book: Reading Adventures and Health & Safety


List Price:$12.99
Lowest New Price:$8.59
Rank:9030
Description:
This interactive, activity book talks, sings and comes to life with 30+ amazing, super-fun replayable activities complementing kindergarten 21st century learning with Reading and Health & Safety skills.

Super Genius - Reading 1


List Price:$13.99
Lowest New Price:$7.10
Rank:43365
Description:
This reading matching game focuses on the Dolch list of the most common sight words from children's reading books, and helps prepare early readers for more complicated language skills to come. There is always a match between any two cards. Find the pair between a word and its image, two images or two words. Developed hand-in-hand with learning professionals, this Super Genius game was specifically created with early learners in mind.

MAGNISET - 2 Pack Full Page Magnifier - Fresnel Lens Plastic Magnifying Sheet 7.5 X 10” - Perfect for reading books & newspapers - Comes with 2 bonus Credit Card Magnifier and 2 Ruler Magnifier


List Price:$14.99
Lowest New Price:$11.99
Rank:3130
Description:

This complete portable bundle comes with 2 page magnifiers and a bonus of 2 pocket magnifiers, and 2 ruler magnifiers.

Perfect for reading newspapers, books, magazines, etc.

Magnifies at various distances but its most clear at a distance of 3 inches from the reading material.

Lightweight and portable

Assortment of 3 different sized magnifiers!

The ruler magnifier might either have the words written "vision" or "friendship scale".


Ashley Productions Cut-out Window Trakker Reading Guide


List Price:$1.99
Lowest New Price:$1.65
Rank:12699
Description:
Easily Track And Mark Key Areas While Reading Through Window. 7" X 3 3/4"Reading Guide Products Are Designed To Aid Students And Adults With The Following Difficulties: Skipping Words, Skipping Lines, Refreshing Lestters, Transposing Letters, Losing Your Place, Re-Reading Lines, Squinting, Concentration, Comprehension, Red/Watery Eyes, Reading Fatigue.

Montessori Phonetic Reading Blocks for the Beginning Reader an Eco-Friendly Wooden Educational Toy


List Price:
Lowest New Price:$28.98
Rank:8008
Description:
These Montessori reading blocks are perfect for the beginning reader. Your child will delight in twisting the blocks to discover new letters and lots of words, especially ones that rhyme. The blocks allow phonic practice with all 5 vowel sounds plus 13 different consonants, giving your little reader a total of 80 words to read over and over. All words are in the dictionary (some are less well known then others), and phonetic! A fun tool to strengthen and improve your child's self-confidence with reading. Made to replace or compliment your Montessori Three Letter Phonetic Word Cards. The letters are written in lower case D'nealian print with red consonants and blue vowels in order to match the rest of your Montessori Language materials. A must have language work for the Montessori 3-6 year old classroom. Includes: 5 Reading Block Rods with middle sounds A,E,I,O,& U. Each one is 4.5 inches long by 1 inch wide. And a list of definitions to keep your little ones informed. Made with natural unfinished Maple wood, and non-toxic water based ink and glue.

4 DOZEN (48) READING - GREAT Reader Student - Motivational PENCILS #2 Lead - I LOVE to READ - PARTY FAVORS - CLASSROOM Rewards TEACHER


List Price:
Lowest New Price:$13.95
Rank:52818
Description:
48 Colorful READING Motivational phrase Assorted Print wooden pencils AS PICTURED and described

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