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    Welcome to the Humanus Blog! At Humanus, we are all about working with people in order to work for people. We pride ourselves on providing the best professionals in special education, related therapy and behavioral health services to our clients. With that in mind, we also provide resources, tips, tricks and ideas for our professionals to assist them in every step of the staffing process and beyond. 

    March 2017

    World Down Syndrome Day: Tuesday March 21st marks the 12th Anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD). In honor of this day, we want to contribute to the already growing awareness of this community. Read more...
     

     

     

     

     

    Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month: This month has been Developmental Disabilities Awareness month since 1987, when President Ronald Regan proclaimed it. It was created so that we as Americans would help provide opportunities for people with developmental disabilities reach their fullest potential. In the spirit of that, we wanted to highlight what others are doing to celebrate and make suggestions as to how you can join in the celebration. Read more…

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    February 2017

    The Ultimate Guide to IEP Meetings for SPED Teachers: A big part of being a Special Education teacher is participating in IEP meetings. These meetings are designed for those involved in the student’s education to come up with annual goals and a plan to execute them effectively. These meetings can be intimidating at first, but we’re here to break down the basics. We will explain what an IEP is, what should be in it, what the meetings are and some tips for successful meetings. Read more…

    Six Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem: In honor of International Boost Self-Esteem Awareness Month, we wanted to reinforce why it is so important for us to continuously work on finding effective ways to improve your self-confidence and self-esteem. It is not only important to do these things for ourselves, but to also help teach your students on the value of self-worth. Read more…

     

    Celebrating Black History Month: We wanted to take time to give some background on how this celebration came to be and give some lessons ideas related to the holiday. Originally, Black History month was only a week long, starting in the 1920s, and was created by a man named Carter G. Woodson. He chose the month of February because both Fredrick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln were born in February. The celebration expanded to the whole month in 1976. This month has been recognized as a time to celebrate notable achievements and moments in African American history. Read more...

     

    January 2017

    Are you planning on becoming a SLPeep? Congratulations! You will join the ranks of over 160,000 Speech Language Pathologists in the US! In order to best prepare you for this career path, we outlined the steps necessary to become an SLP as well as describe what requirements Humanus looks for in SLPs. Read more…

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    Four ways to get organized in 2017: New year, new routine! With all the things a child has to do in their daily routine, it is important to find ways to simplify tasks and make them beneficial for not only your child but for yourself. The following are just a handful of ways to get your family (especially if you have a child with special needs) organized in the new year. Read more…