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Baby Steps for Back-to-School Success

Ideas and resources to give exceptional parents a solid start to the new school year.
August 29, 2016

Summer is not over yet!

A practical list of ideas to keep your special child busy until school starts.
July 28, 2016

Oh DEAR! Summer is a Great Time for Family Version of Drop Everything and Read

Quick tips to keep the academic areas flowing for your exceptional child.
June 29, 2016

When Supporting Your Teen is Not Enough

3 parenting “musts” for all parents, but especially those with special needs children
May 19, 2016

Double Check Before EOG, EOC & Year-End Testing

Being proactive eliminates last-minute testing confusion
April 26, 2016

We're Breaking Down Barriers & Changing Stigmas

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
March 10, 2016

New Parents: Trust Your Instincts

The earlier you can identify special needs, the more time you'll have to research and find support
February 12, 2016

5 Steps You Need to Take Now for End of School Year

January Check-List for Exceptional Children
January 13, 2016

Remember the Special Education Teacher

Holiday gifts can go a long way toward bridging communication and fostering relationships
December 18, 2015

Libraries Offer Reading and Events for Exceptional Students

Keep the kids reading during winter break
December 17, 2015

How to Use Year-End Challenges to Optimize the Learning Experience

Find the teachable moments that are plentiful during the hectic holiday season.
November 20, 2015

For Exceptional Parents, Teaching the Teacher Is Not so Far Fetched

Parents are a welcome resource for teachers of exceptional children
October 22, 2015

Exceptional Children Need Friends: A Frank Discussion

Friendships and socialization must be prioritized for children with special needs
October 2, 2015

For Exceptional Students, Changes in College Planning are Guaranteed

Flexibility and parent involvement can boost college success for exceptional students
September 16, 2015

Parents of Exceptional Children: We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

There's a lot parents of children with exceptional needs just don't know.
August 31, 2015

SAT Testing and Accommodations

Taking the SAT no longer has to be a challenge for exceptional students.
August 26, 2015

Back-to-School: Ideas for Exceptional Parents of Exceptional Children

Guidance for a great start to the new school year for parents of exceptional children.
August 24, 2015

Six Ways to Support Parents of Children with Autism

Ways we can reach out to support parents of children with autism.
April 10, 2015

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About This Blog

An Exceptional World

A resource for exceptional parents of exceptional children.


 Micki Bare assistant editor/web editor

About This Blog

C.C. Malloy is a disability advocate and the mother of three fantastic young adults. A freelance writer, she writes about the daily opportunities parents encounter raising a child with a disability. Her blog focuses on helping parents cope with the functions of their child’s educational accommodations from the start of elementary school through transition to college. Malloy has been published in a variety of newspapers and magazines, including Carolina Parent Magazine. For additional assistance and support, please visit her website Bizigal's Exceptional Blooms.

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Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

GPS [Go. Play. See]

It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.