Hi5! We are still just as excited about our 5 year old as the day when the doctor pronounced,"You're Pregnant!" Yep, we're still jumping for joy,and so is he! We are sharing our joy,disappointments,successes and challenges as a family with a child touched by AUTISM-a neurological condition considered a developmental disability.If you care to share, please do.Join us on Google Blogger/Reader/Buzz/orkut,hi5, digg,Facebook,Twitter,Yahoo!Buzz,YouTube,MySpace, holiday WordPress.ENJOY!KBJCosse'Family
Enjoying the Hi-5s of Autism - A Family Experience
The Coalitiion has been endorsed so far by LA Retired Teachers Asso., LA Asso. of School Superintendents, LA Asso. of Special Ed. Administrators, LA Asso. of Child Welfare & Attendance Administrators, LA Asso. of Educators and over 30 school boards around the state. Thank you, everyone!
One person can make a difference. Every person should try. JFK
About La TEACH
LaTEACH is a statewide grassroots advocacy organization created for the purpose of effecting systems change.
Our Mission is: "LaTEACH promotes appropriate, inlcusive education for all students. We work to make parents, educators, the general public and state leadership informed and supportive of research based and effective practices used appropriately for each student."
(Louisiana Together Educating ALL Children)
We are working to recruit families and other interested persons statewide to receive pertinent information on laws, proposed legislation, administrative policies and other issues that impact students in Louisiana. We are working to coordinate member advocacy statewide through list serves, phone trees and volunteer teams organized throughout the state by our area coordinators. We are working to educate teachers, administrators, higher education professionals and policymakers on issues that impact our students.
La TEACH Issues
Below is information on the three LaTEACH advocacy agenda items as well as other bills of interest to parents of students with disabilities: