How do I get Shortened School Days with an IEP/504?

How do I get Shortened School Days with an IEP/504?

Modified School Days and IEPs If your child has an IEP or 504, can they get a shortened school day or modified school schedule as an accommodation? The short answer is yes. But, it’s not a simple yes/no question. There are many considerations for the IEP team to discuss to ensure that your child still…

Removing IEP Services | 5 Red Flags from Your Team + How to Prevent

Removing IEP Services | 5 Red Flags from Your Team + How to Prevent

Can the School Remove Supports and Services from the IEP? This is probably the number one reason that parents dread IEP meetings. Right? For the most part, we expect to be told “No” when we ask for something to be added, even if we have the data. But the school removing items…yikes! It’s a major…

IEP School Refusal | Goals and Accommodations for School Avoidance

IEP School Refusal | Goals and Accommodations for School Avoidance

School Refusal and Avoidance Think about this for a minute. What is the worst job you ever had? The job you hated more than anything? It was so bad that at night you had trouble sleeping because you were already stressed about going in the morning. Or, you hated getting up in the morning to…

100 Best and Funniest Fantasy Football Team Names | 2021

Best Fantasy Football Team Names If you play Fantasy Football, you know that one of the highlights is when your league competitors start to reveal their team names. You want your to be unique, clever…and reflect you! You also want a Fantasy Football Team Name that is hip and current, but has the staying power…

IEP Compensatory Education | Compensatory Services | Definition | How to Request

IEP Compensatory Education | Compensatory Services | Definition | How to Request

Compensatory Education and Compensatory Services If your school district does not give your child the special education services they are supposed to, you may be able to get what is known as compensatory education. AKA Comp Ed, for short. The pandemic has schools engaging in many more comp ed and comp services discussions than ever…

Yes, your child can be tested for Dyscalculia | List of Dyscalculia Tests

Yes, your child can be tested for Dyscalculia | List of Dyscalculia Tests

Is there a Dyscalculia Test? This is a scenario that has been coming up more frequently lately. As parents become more informed, we are better able to advocate for our kids. If you go back even 10-20 years, not many parents had even heard of learning disabilities like dyscalculia. Thanks largely in part to the…

What are Social Awareness Skills? | Definition | Examples | EQ

What are Social Awareness Skills? | Definition | Examples | EQ

Social Awareness You know how when we were little, and you wanted a sleepover with a friend, and one of our parents would come home, and we’d know instantly if we could ask for that sleepover we wanted or not. Right? Just the way your dad put his keys down, or your mom sighed, you…

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…

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