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Holly Correa has been an educator for over 20 years. She has a M.A. in Educational Leadership, a California Administrative Services credential, in addition to a Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential. Her experience teaching students with spectrum challenges such as Asperger’s and Autism, combined with her experience facilitating the IEP process, make her an excellent child advocate. On a personal note, Holly is the mother of a child with high functioning autism and has advocated on his behalf throughout his life. She understands first-hand the impact having a special needs child places on the family, and is passionate about finding just the right combination of support so that everyone thrives.

Please call Holly for your Southern California Advocacy needs. 805 512-2034

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Rene Thomas Folse, JD, Ph.D.

I am an attorney at law and licensed psychologist (PSY 11415) in California.

I have had over thirty five years of experience with disabled adults and children.

I have created this site to help provide useful news and information for parents, educators and advocates. I am retired from professional practice, however if you need further information you may contact Pause4KIDS my affiliated non-profit organization here.

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Normal People Scare Me: A Film About Autism


Catalog of Math Toys

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Math for Love Prime Climb


List Price:
Lowest New Price:$29.95
Rank:273
Description:
Prime climb is a beautiful, colorful, mathematical board game designed for 2 to 4 players. Roll the dice and add, subtract, multiply and divide your way to the center of the board, picking up prime cards and bumping your opponents back to start as you go. The first to land both pawns on 101 wins the game! everyone can learn to multiply and divide using prime climb's unique color coding. Inspire deeper mathematical understanding while mastering arithmetic! prime climb is a perfect game for families & schools, kids & adults. Awaken your love of math, with prime climb.

Sum Swamp Game


List Price:$18.99
Lowest New Price:$14.95
Rank:1424
Description:
Encourage math drills through fun game play with Sum Swamp. Journey through the swamp by adding and subtracting numbers on the dice. Includes gameboard, 4 swamp creature game pieces, 2 number dice, and an operations dice.

ThinkFun Math Dice Jr.


List Price:$9.99
Lowest New Price:$6.99
Rank:177
Description:
ThinkFun Math Dice Jr.

Sequence Numbers


List Price:$24.00
Lowest New Price:$17.19
Rank:8406
Description:
Jax tests your math skills in this number version of SEQUENCE. The cards have the equations....the gameboard has the answers. Each card has an addition or subtraction equation. Match a card to it's correct answer on the board, then place your chip there. Groups of numbers are color-coded to help with number recognition. When you have 5 of your chips in a row, you've got a SEQUENCE! Learning math is fun when you play by the numbers...SEQUENCE NUMBERS!

24 Game: 48 Card Deck, Single Digit cards Math Game


List Price:
Lowest New Price:$9.98
Rank:4357
Description:
This game provides fabulous math facts practice! It's so simple: just make the number 24 from the four numbers on the card. You can add or subtract or multiply or divide using all four numbers on the card-but use each number only once! Set contains 3 challenge levels, 48 cards. Builds strong mental math power!

4M Math Magic Puzzles and Games


List Price:$12.99
Lowest New Price:$5.79
Rank:116055
Description:
The 4M Math Puzzles and Games set is a great way to make learning math fun. Amaze your audience with number tricks, speed calculations and funny math tricks. Math Magic from 4M contains everything you need for over 15 tricks, puzzles, and games. Made using safe and high quality materials, Math Magic Puzzles and Games will last for years. A key chain calculator is included. This item is not recommended for children under 3 years of age.

Learning Resources Mathlink Cubes - Set of 100 Cubes


List Price:$12.99
Lowest New Price:$8.00
Rank:892
Description:
Help young students master early math skills with these stackable cubes. Cubes link together on all sides and feature geometric shape cutouts for more complex patterning activities. Compatible with other linking cubes.

Transparent Color Counting Chips, Set of 250


List Price:$3.25
Lowest New Price:$2.49
Rank:964
Description:

Teach counting, probability and more with these transparent counters that come in 6 rainbow colors. Great for demonstrations on overhead projectors.


Small World Toys Preschool - They Keep Multiplying Math Keyboard


List Price:$17.99
Lowest New Price:$9.99
Rank:4617
Description:
Children can practice their multiplication tables anywhere they go, with this handy, portable math keyboard from Small World Toys Preschool. This simple educational tool helps children develop their math skills. Each button on the grid of 81 plastic keys features a different multiplication problem. Children can test their knowledge and then push the button to reveal the correct answer. Teachers and parents approve, and children love this easy-to-use handy math keyboard. The durable, lightweight plastic keyboard measures 9 inches x 8.5 inches, the perfect size to tuck into a backpack. Best of all, there are no moving parts, and no batteries are required. At Small World Toys, we develop and deliver safe, high quality products that help children develop their skills and self-confidence. Small World Toys believes that play is an integral and necessary part of a child's development and education.

Dino Math Tracks Game


List Price:$23.99
Lowest New Price:$22.49
Rank:16974
Description:
Teach place value, counting, addition, and subtraction with a prehistoric twist. Includes game board, 16 dinosaurs, 72 cards, 5 dice, and 3 levels of play.

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