How to get an IEP. “I think my child needs an IEP? How do I get an IEP? It’s kinda weird that I have a blog about IEPs, and I’ve never done a post on how to request an IEP. Sometimes I get so wrapped up in IEP issues and helping parents solve problems, that […]
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Remember, Don’t IEP alone!
The most important IEP moving advice from this blog post: Just because a child moves, does not mean that their needs have changed. Got it? Families move. It happens. Jobs, marriage, divorce, lots of reasons. If anything, a child’s areas of need would increase, not decrease, during a household move. Because this is the common […]
Parent Request for IEP Meeting Timelines IDEA does not define this. Some state special education regulations have set a time limit on how long the school has to respond to your request. You can read more on how to request an IEP meeting and what to do if it’s an emergency below. How often can […]
What Parents Can Do About School Refusal Every morning, I go into my son’s room (he’s 9) and wake him up. And every morning, he looks at me, then rolls over and says, “Pass.” It’s an ongoing joke between us. After a few minutes, he drags himself out of bed and either he gets dressed or […]
504 Plan Accommodations for Anxiety Do you have a worrier? I am a worrier and I have a worrier. So far we’ve been able to manage his anxiety without too much intervention or a 504. This one is requested so often in our Facebook group. I’m sorry that it has taken me so long to […]
What is a Manifestation Determination Review? “A Manifestation Determination is required by IDEA 2004. It takes place when the school district (LEA) is considering the exclusion of a student with a disability via a disciplinary change in placement such as a suspension or expulsion.” “Help! The principal called and I have to go to a […]