My friend and fellow advocate Susan loves to tell this story. One morning she woke up and her son was gone. He is mostly non-verbal and autistic. Before panic was able to set in, a neighbor called to … [Read more...]
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Charter Schools and IEPs-Special Education This post about Charter Schools and Special Education has been in my head a while, but I've neglected to put it together for several reasons. One is that … [Read more...]
'Can the school take away my child's recess?' 'They took away his recess as punishment!' If you found yourself saying these things, you're not alone.It's a common complaint that I hear. Or read, … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]
IEP Placements for Special Education Students "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 … [Read more...]