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Who sits at the IEP table? And what is your role?

Who sits at the IEP table? And what is your role?

The most common thing I hear from parents is "I don't know what to expect at my next IEP meeting." And you know what? I've felt like that too! Most parents are not living in the world of special education. They have outside jobs, therapy appointments, doctors...

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Special Needs Mom Amazon Finds, Under $50

Special Needs Mom Amazon Finds, Under $50

When I tell you I love a deal, I’m not kidding. The endorphins that pulse through my veins when I feel like I’ve saved some money is my equivalent to drugs, thank you ADHD. Some call it retail therapy, some call it impulsive, I call it good fun! As a parent of a child...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Creating Parent Inclusive IEP Meetings.

Creating Parent Inclusive IEP Meetings.

We need you. You might not hear it enough but we need you. Parenting kids with a disability is lonely and we need to feel like someone is on our side. Sometimes it just takes 1 of you on the other side of the table to make a difference for us. So how can we create more parent inclusive IEP teams? Simple. Include them in the entire process. I’ll tell you how.

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