About Melissa

Melissa Ferry is a special education teacher for Mt. Pleasant Public Schools. She earned her bachelor's degree from Michigan State University with an endorsement in learning disabilities. Melissa is continuing her education at Central Michigan University in pursuit of a Master's Degree. Prior to her career as a teacher Melissa volunteered at Friendship Circle for seven years.

Posts by Melissa

Try This Technique for Helping Your Child with Description and Written Expression

Does your child have a learning disability in oral expression or written expression? Perhaps a language impairment affects your child's ability to describe things in an organized way? Maybe your chil...

Stop the Summer Slide: 5 Ways to Help your Child Retain Academic Skills Over the Summer

As the summer approaches here are five tips that can keep your child with special needs busy and help them retain the skills and information they learned in school....

How Movement in the Classroom can Help your Child with Special Needs

An important discussion on the significance of incorporating movement into a special needs child’s daily school routine...