40 Sample IEP Counseling Goals | IEP Counseling Related Services

40 Sample IEP Counseling Goals | IEP Counseling Related Services

Should your Child Have Counseling IEP Goals? Student counseling is listed as a Related Service in IDEA. Actually, Parent Counseling and Training is too. But that’s another post for another day. I have had a few clients over the years who received counseling, but all had it offered to them. Very few parents know that…

How to Write Meaningful and Measurable IEP Goals.

How to Write Meaningful and Measurable IEP Goals.

How to Write IEP Goals. IEP goals are the future. IEP Present Levels is where the child is now; goals are where we want them to be. Writing IEP goals, while based on data, is part art, part science. It’s also something I find that many educators are not prepared for or trained in. Colleges…

39 Behavior Goals for an IEP | Printable | Work/Task Completion

39 Behavior Goals for an IEP | Printable | Work/Task Completion

Behavior IEP Goals I can’t believe I haven’t tackled this topic before. Well, ok, I can. It’s an IEP subject area that is incredibly complex. It also is one that affects our kids day-to-day the most, and in my opinion, is usually handled the worst. I see horrible FBAs completed by well-intended staff who have…

10 Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives for Writing | Written Expression | Printable List

10 Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives for Writing | Written Expression | Printable List

IEP Goals for Writing Parents can certainly assist the IEP team with developing goals. One IEP area that I find parents and teachers struggle is to address the skill of writing. And by writing, I’m talking about content, not handwriting. If your child struggles with the actual task of handwriting, I would read this post…

40 IEP Goals for Reading |  Comprehension | Strategies | Evaluations

40 IEP Goals for Reading | Comprehension | Strategies | Evaluations

Reading: IEP Goals & Strategies Ways to improve Reading Comprehension: Use Visuals. Answer Questions. Predicting. Summarizing/Retelling. Identifying parts of story/text. Make a connection. Active readers. See below for further explanation, as well as links to assessments and other valuable information. If you are here, please make sure that you also read the blog posts about…

NVLD | Non-Verbal Learning Disorder | Symptoms | IEP Goals Accommodations

NVLD | Non-Verbal Learning Disorder | Symptoms | IEP Goals Accommodations

Non Verbal Learning Disorder NVLD NVLD-Non Verbal Learning Disability or Disorder. All I can say is wow! Is your child struggling with pragmatics and other issues, but you just can’t find what fits? I learned so much at a presentation I went to today. It’s not what you think it is. I thought it meant…

8 Popular Reading Programs {+how to get them in your IEP!}

8 Popular Reading Programs {+how to get them in your IEP!}

Reading Programs “How do I get Wilson Reading Program added to my child’s IEP?” That’s a question that comes up a lot in the Facebook group. And several reading programs come up in the discussion. So how do you know? What reading program will help your child? This is one area of IEPs where I…