Short Depth Task Chairs

I recently started a new job at a large profitable company with established ergonomic procedures and budgets. At my last job, I had never been offered any sort of special accommodation to get a chair that fit me besides offering a foot rest. It was plainly obvious upon starting my job that the standard office chairs, while a nice chair, …

Letter To A School Board Member: Do Not Combine Two Campuses

Our school district representatives informed parents and faculty that they will recommend our elementary share its school site with a K-8 charter school.  This would add 180 non-community students to our school site. The charter school would take 11 classroom spaces and share our common areas including the cafeteria, auditorium, and playgrounds. If the school board approves this recommendation, we …

Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Just thought I’d remind those POLPs getting ready for Kindergarten enrollment for next year— start preparing NOW for school. Whether it’s IEPs or 504’s that you will need for next year, you should meet with the staff and/or administration now to handle the accessibility and inclusion issues. It can take a while for everything to be set in place for …