Football Bingo | Free Football Bingo Cards to Print | Rules

Football Bingo | Free Football Bingo Cards to Print | Rules

Football Bingo Are you planning a Super Bowl party or another football-themed event? Looking for some free football bingo cards to print? Well, welcome! This football bingo game is a great way to involve all ages and abilities on the day of the big game. Five months out of the year, football talk is everywhere….

How to Request IEP Evaluations | 25 IEP Request Letter Samples

How to Request IEP Evaluations | 25 IEP Request Letter Samples

Sample Letter to Request IEP Evaluations You will definitely want to bookmark or pin this post. I have often said that one of the biggest IEP mistakes that parents make is not doing everything in writing. The worst case scenario is that you end up in a Due Process Hearing. And then, what will matter…

IEP Re-Evaluations | What Parents Need to Know | Timelines

IEP Re-Evaluations | What Parents Need to Know | Timelines

IEP Re-evaluations Ok, so here we go. I used to have IEP re-evaluation information in my post about IEP evaluations. But, I’ve since decided that IEP re-evals are worthy of their own post. Initial evals are sort of their own beast, since that is what gets the IEP process started. But, with re-evaluations, parents have…

IEP Testing and Evaluations | Understanding IEP Assessments for Parents

IEP Testing and Evaluations | Understanding IEP Assessments for Parents

IEP Evaluations Different variations of questions come up about IEP evaluations all the time. Parents are unclear about timelines, what tests to ask for and sometimes get confused with the IEP re-evaluation process. As a result, after 8 years of this blog, at one point I had a dozen posts about IEP evaluations, IEP re-evaluations,…

Is Your 3rd Grader failing? Know the Matthew Effect in Reading.

Is Your 3rd Grader failing? Know the Matthew Effect in Reading.

Matthew Effect | Matthew Principle Ask any Special Education Advocate, and I bet they all will tell you that they have a huge chunk of clients that are in 2nd, 3rd or 4th grade. I can remember periods of time when all my clients fit into that category. Coincidence? Unfortunately, no. It’s the Matthew Effect….

Holidays with a Disabled Child | 10 Tips for a Stress Free Season

Holidays with a Disabled Child | 10 Tips for a Stress Free Season

Holidays with a Disabled Child “My heart just hurt for him last year when you wouldn’t meet us at Red Lobster for his big 75th birthday.” That was from my stepmother. A few weeks ago, my dad turned 76. We did the very Pennsylvania thing and went to Shady Maple for his birthday. But, of…

Can I See the School’s Video of an Incident with my Child? | Your Rights Explained.

Can I See the School’s Video of an Incident with my Child? | Your Rights Explained.

Watching a School’s CCTV of your Child If you ask the average American, they will tell you that their activities are captured by a video camera approximately 10x per day. But the actual number? Closer to 75, according to IPVM. Technology has advanced so much in recent years, that installing, recording and storing this video…

Free Holiday Spending Tracker | How to Spend your Holidays Meaningfully

Free Holiday Spending Tracker | How to Spend your Holidays Meaningfully

Holiday Spending Holiday spending is fun! It’s nice to recognize those we love and share our abundance with them. Overspending at Christmas is not. And, when you’ve had a particularly tough year, you might be extra tempted to overdo it on Christmas spending. Every year, the Christmas decorations come out in the stores earlier than…

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