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This year will be different from every other year your child has had an IEP. Even if you feel like your school has been serving your child well, this year is changing everything we know about school and you don’t want your kids left behind.
You are the ONLY expert on your child at the IEP table. Let’s talk about how you can make the most IMPACT with what you know.
With all the uncertainty in the world going back to school has us all more anxious than ever. If you’ve been following me you know I’m pushing for remote learning plans being added to the IEP, you know I’m telling you to ask for a draft copy of any IEP data and you...
In a past life I was a preschool teacher. Education is my thing, it always has been. So when Mason was 3 and we were experiencing meltdowns for hours, stunted social skills, impulsive running through the parking lot and ALLLLLLL the emotions on high, I knew he needed...
When parents are thinking about long term goals, we don’t know what we don’t know, so we depend on the team to write goals for us. I want you to be able to look at a goal and determine if it is written effectively. We are creating confident parents here!
I was an equal IEP team member, but the decisions were made before I got to the table, without my input in mind. Sound Familiar?
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Virtual IEP Checklist!
Many of you are embarking on the world of VIRTUAL IEP meetings and you aren’t sure what to expect. As an advocate with clients from all over the country, I frequently attend meetings by zoom or by phone. I know it’s scary, but in my experience, as long as you are PREPARED and CONFIDENT, virtual meetings can be JUST as successful! Here are a few tips to support you as you move through this “stay home” journey of IEPs.
With you in the trenches,