Can an IEP be removed? One of the, ahem, benefits of this job is that I get to talk to all kinds of parents. That being said, parents generally only contact me when things aren’t going so well. After all, if your child is happy, making great progress and doing well in school, why would […]
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Cost of IEP Advocates Your child is struggling. As a mom, you’re stressed and you’re frustrated. You want to hire an IEP advocate. But, you’ve heard that they are expensive. How do you know? What do you do? How Much do Advocates Charge? Ok, so the meat and potatoes of this post. The answers you […]
Parent-Teacher Conferences Like other areas of our life, Parent-Teacher conferences can look different for a child with an IEP. Parent-Teacher conferences can be stressful. Most schools only allow 15-20 minutes, so you’re rushed. Chances are you and your spouse had to split up for the evening. Maybe you had to leave work early and eat […]
What does IDEA say about parents attending IEP meetings? Whew, can we please put this issue to bed, once and for all? Because I have had it up to here (I’m pointing to my forehead, lol) with schools telling parents that “we only have IEP meetings at 7 or 2.” Or something like that. No, […]
Special Education Kindergarten When you hear most special ed parents discussing “transition,” most of the time they are talking about the older transition when the child is either graduating or aging out of the system. But, the kindergarten transition is important and so often overlooked. I’m not scolding parents, I get it. Many times we […]
Suspended from School It happened again. You were at work, in the middle of…working. And the phone rings again. You look and see the dreaded phone number-it’s the school. And you know what is ahead. You have to go pick up your child because they’ve been suspended. Again. Here is an overview of school suspensions. […]