Should you go to Due Process without a lawyer? We'd do anything for our kids. Anything.And since some of us have been dealt a less than a favorable hand, that can mean doing battle with your … [Read more...]
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I don't want that IEP goal on my child's IEP. I know I've told the story several times. The story of my first IEP meeting with my school district. Kevin was 4 and we were meeting about possible … [Read more...]
How to get a 1:1 Aide/Para on your child's IEP Some schools call them 1:1 aides, some call them paraprofessionals. Here in my state, we even call them PCAs. Yes, another special education acronym. … [Read more...]
How to tell when you have a crappy IEP. I've attended more IEP meetings than I can count. Or even care to count. I get it--parents only call in a Special Education Advocate when there's trouble. If … [Read more...]
17 GIFs that perfectly sum up an IEP meeting The other day on Facebook I asked my followers to describe their last IEP meeting in one Gif. The responses were hilarious! It was only intended to be a … [Read more...]
LRE Many parents are unaware of this right or principle of special education. I often say that most parents come to me with nothing more than a gut feeling that something isn't right. LRE is … [Read more...]