Wendy Longwell

Wendy Longwell

Wendy Longwell has four children whose special needs have required 504's, IEPs and behavior plans. Her work enables her to help other parents with whatever problems they face with their children. When not working she spends time with her family and many animals.

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    What’s In A Name? Asperger’s Syndrome, Redefined

    A new label for Asperger’s syndrome may help children get needed treatment. But early intervention is still vital. Keagan Peterson’s first birthday party was a happy occasion, with cake, balloons and gifts,  but his mom, Stephenie, couldn’t shake the feeling that something was wrong. Keagan, now 6, seemed to be suffering from a major sensory … [Read more...]

    Top 10 Things To Do Before Your Child’s IEP

    An IEP (Individualized Education Program) is very important for your child’s education. An IEP is a written statement of the educational program designed to meet a child's individual needs – every child who receives special education services must have an IEP. But the IEP planning process can be very stressful for parents! The more prepared you … [Read more...]