Preschool to Kindergarten: An IEP Parent Guide

Preschool to Kindergarten: An IEP Parent Guide

No one prepares you for these things! How is it that these sweet babies grow so quickly? Even experienced parents will experience some anxieties about transitioning to a new grade, but what happens when you are moving to a whole new LEVEL of school? I’m breaking down...
What is PRIOR WRITTEN NOTICE?

What is PRIOR WRITTEN NOTICE?

One of the MOST effective and important advocacy tools we have is prior written notice, yet many parents aren’t aware it exists or what to do with it if it’s provided. To get straight to the point, parents are entitled to prior written notice anytime the school...
What to do when the IEP isn’t being followed

What to do when the IEP isn’t being followed

IEP’s are legally binding documents. We meet as a team at least annually to discuss progress and areas for opportunity and we create a plan based on the data presented to the team. A lot of time and effort and even emotion goes into writing this plan so that the...
Creating Parent Inclusive IEP Meetings.

Creating Parent Inclusive IEP Meetings.

As an advocate I unfortunately don’t get to hear about all the good things happening at school very often. Parent’s typically begin working with me when they feel unheard and overwhelmed. I frequently remind them… that isn’t the intention of...

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