What is a Behavior Intervention Plan?

What is a Behavior Intervention Plan?

 Behavior Intervention Plan What is it? A behavior intervention plan is a formal written plan implementing positive behavioral intervention and supports at school. The BIP happens as a result of the school conducting a functional behavior assessment. The FBA will help...
The TOP Mistakes You’re Making at the IEP Table

The TOP Mistakes You’re Making at the IEP Table

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting at an IEP meeting, you open your mouth and…. insert your foot. Let’s face it IEP meetings often do NOT bring out the best in any of us. Teachers, administrators, therapists and parents too have an off day,...
Using IEP Accommodations at Home

Using IEP Accommodations at Home

I realize this sounds completely crazy, but stick with me, it’s worth it. I mean you don’t run a classroom, you aren’t a school. You aren’t a social worker or a speech therapist. You do not have an IEP at home… I get it. BUT what if you...
When the Holidays are Hard as a Special Needs Parent

When the Holidays are Hard as a Special Needs Parent

There is something about this time of year that gets me all nostalgic. I love Christmas. I love giving, I love teaching my kids about baby Jesus, I love the cheesy music and the traditions. Growing up, we didn’t live near much family so I CRAVED the day that...
Writing Effective IEP Goals

Writing Effective IEP Goals

Digging deeper into IEP goals is hard! So often you come to the table prepared with your parent input statement, your services and minutes, the giant list of accommodations… and then you get to goals and it seems ok, so you just move on! I get it! I’ve...
What to do Before, During and After your IEP Meeting.

What to do Before, During and After your IEP Meeting.

Parents are always asking me what their role is in an IEP meeting, how they can prepare and what to do afterwards. Here are a few tips for you to use to take control and boost confidence in your next school meeting. Check out the video below and share with friends!...

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