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Welcome to Information Connections!!!

Information Connections is a website for parents of children with developmental disabilities and chronic diseases. The informative website was developed by the Marianjoy Medical Library with funding from the National Library of Medicine.. More>>>
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Special Needs Book Review
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When The School Says No, How to Get the Yes! Securing Special Education Services for Your Child
by Vaughn K. Lauer - See more at:
Paperback, October 21, 2013
Available at Amazon.
For many families getting the special education services their child with a disability needs in their community school is often time consuming and confusing. When The School says No! How to Get the Yes! is the book parents can turn to for guidance.