It happened again. You were at work, in the middle of...working. And the phone rings again. You look and see the dreaded phone number-it's the school. And you know what is ahead. You have to go pick … [Read more...]
More IEP advice....
What Parents need to know about Prior Written Notice-PWN How many times have you heard phrases like these, at IEP meetings, when you've suggested something?I don't think he/she needs that. … [Read more...]
"Can anyone tell me about this private school?" "Ugh! Why would you choose that instead of inclusion?! That is SO restrictive!" And so the debate about private schools vs. staying at your neighborhood … [Read more...]
Ahhh...you're finally there. After months (maybe years!) of IEP meetings, you and your school district have agreed that your child needs a private placement. Success! Finally, no more stagnating, no … [Read more...]
I'm going to wag my finger at you--from this day forward, you do a Parent Concerns Letter for your IEP. Every.single.time. No more "Well I didn't know..." or "I didn't think I had to do one each … [Read more...]
My school is not following the IEP! It's a common parent complaint. A mom in California recently wrote to me. My son has an IEP plan for his new 7th grade year. In the IEP plan it states that he is … [Read more...]