Does My Child Qualify for Special Education and Related Services if They Have Been Diagnosed with ADHD? What if They Have Dyslexia?
Every year, thousands of special needs children are provided an opportunity to play flag football through Pop Warner's Challenger Division. The mission of this national program is to bring the Pop Warner football experience to all children, including those with special needs. The program aims to inspire these amazing kids regardless of their disabilities, to learn about physical fitness, good sportsmanship and friendship.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - 5 is expected to be released in 2013. The new manual defines the definition of Autism. This expected change in language is expected to be extremely controversial. Much of the controversy involves the issue of whether fewer children would meet the new criteria for autism. Some experts suggest that the new criteria would exclude 80% of those children who are currently diagnosable. Others suggest that there would be no difference in the number of children diagnosed.