Fewer than half of states are meeting their obligations to properly serve students with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Education says.
In an annual review of performance under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, federal officials found that just 21 states deserved the designation of “meets requirements” for the 2017-2018 school year.
The remaining states were classified as “needs assistance.” Click here to read the rest of the story.
Organizing clothes in a regular household can be challenging. Imagine striving to clean, organize and store clothes when it is 12 people living under one roof! This can often lead to clothing getting mixed up causing further confusion.
There are a number of steps you can take that will help to alleviate this often challenging task:
Create an inventory list for each person. This list should include a tri-annual schedule when clothing are sorted. Choose a time in the spring, fall and winter when to sort out clothing. An inventory list should also list the types of clothing and the number of items for each. Below is an example of an inventory. You will find a free template here: clothing_inventory
Spend a day with each person and go through the closet taking everything out. Sort the clothing and throw out anything that is torn or broken. People may have a favorite item they might like to wear. Look to see if it can get either fixed or replaced
Once clothing is organized, choose a day with the person and determine a laundry day. While it can be easier to try to do wash clothing for several people at a time, you risk the chance of mixing up clothing.
Always make sure if possible, the person participates as much as they can in this household task. It encourages independence and individuality at the same time.
I like to hear tips you use for clothing organizing for multiple people.