Due Process Special Education | 6 Critical Points to Consider Before Filing

Due Process Special Education | 6 Critical Points to Consider Before Filing

Due Process Special Education Should I file for special education due process? Special Education Due Process is one of a parent’s rights in Procedural Safeguards. It is very serious, and in my opinion, should only be done as a last resort. This means that you have exhausted all other means of the IEP process including…

Auditory Processing Disorder | APD | IEP Goals | Accommodations

Auditory Processing Disorder | APD | IEP Goals | Accommodations

Auditory Processing Disorder The other day, my younger son and I were on my tablet. We were choosing team gear to purchase for his new AAU basketball team. I was looking at the website and he was on his phone, and he was describing things to me and asking me questions (what size do I…

Elopement and Autism | Causes | Solutions | IEP Goals

Elopement and Autism | Causes | Solutions | IEP Goals

Autism and Elopement One concept or behavior that you may be exposed to as an IEP parent is elopement. Unfortunately, I am not talking about the fun kind of elopement. The kind where you run off to Vegas or some tropical island and marry your love. This is the type where your child is so…

How to Have Meaningful Parent Participation in the IEP Process

How to Have Meaningful Parent Participation in the IEP Process

IEP Parent Participation Nothing disappoints me more than when I hear about a parent not learning the IEP process and maximizing their rights in the process. Look, not judging here. Mostly. Ok, so I am getting a little judgy here. But here’s the thing. Not knowing and using your IDEA given rights is detrimental to…

43 Accommodations for Anxiety and Depression | 504 Plan | IEP | PDF List

43 Accommodations for Anxiety and Depression | 504 Plan | IEP | PDF List

504 Plan Accommodations for Anxiety Do you have a worrier? I am a worrier and I have a worrier. So far we’ve been able to manage his anxiety without too much intervention or a 504 plan. This one is requested so often in our Facebook group. I’m sorry that it has taken me so long…

Working Memory IEP Goals | Examples | Accommodations

Working Memory IEP Goals | Examples | Accommodations

Working Memory IEP goals Does your child struggle with Working Memory issues, and you want them added to the IEP? Have you heard parents talk about working memory skills, but you’re not sure what they are? Ok, remember these? I’m dating myself a bit, I know. But these are a great example of how we…

IEP Goal Considerations for Middle School and High School Students | Accommodations

IEP Goal Considerations for Middle School and High School Students | Accommodations

Middle School and High School IEPs Before we get started on things to think about for your middle school IEP or high school IEP, there are a few things parents should know. First, middle school or high school is not a concept addressed in IDEA. IDEA does not require nor call for anything special to…