Wanna hear the Worst IEP Advice? The worst IEP advice I’ve ever heard: “Make sure you cry at the IEP meeting, it shows them how passionate you are about your child!” I still cringe when I think about it. Please tell me who feels confident when they are crying? Especially if you have an ugly […]
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What you will find on this blog or disability website:
- IEP information for parents
- IEP meeting information
- IEP goals
- IEP vs 504
- IEP goal, SDI and other suggestions (lots of lists!)
- and so much more IEP information than you could ever want!
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Special Education Mediation Mediation, meee–deee-aayyy-shun! I’m singing that in the Cat in the Hat tune. Have you seen that episode where he sings about hibernation? Well, that’s what I think of when people talk about IEPs and mediation. I end up singing that term in my head. But enough about my ear worms. You’re here […]
My school is not following the IEP! It’s a common parent complaint. Your school, teacher or IEP team is not following the IEP. In non-compliance. Here are some steps that you can take and I’ve sort of listed them in order of how you should proceed, though some may overlap. (Note: For the purposes of this […]
IEPs and E-Mail Email. How did we live without it? IEPs are relatively new, not even 50 years old. Obviously, e-mail is even newer. And, as technology changes, IEP practice and regulations has to change too. The last time IDEA was reauthorized what 2004, so even that is a long time in the age of […]
How to get an IEP. “I think my child needs an IEP? How do I get an IEP? It’s kinda weird that I have a blog about IEPs, and I’ve never done a post on how to request an IEP. Sometimes I get so wrapped up in IEP issues and helping parents solve problems, that […]
The most important IEP moving advice from this blog post: Just because a child moves, does not mean that their needs have changed. Got it? Families move. It happens. Jobs, marriage, divorce, lots of reasons. If anything, a child’s areas of need would increase, not decrease, during a household move. Because this is the common […]