Homebound Placement during the Pandemic Normally, I’m against homebound IEP placement for most students. After all, it is one of the most restrictive placement options. And, it often gets used and abused and IEP students are placed in this “no man’s land” and fall off the radar and get greatly reduced services. But, these are […]
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In-Person or Virtual Learning? This summer is so stressful, isn’t it? Normally, we relax, regroup and are ready to get back at it in the fall. But 2020 doesn’t show any signs of giving us a break any time soon. As I am working on this post, many parents are struggling with the decision of […]
IEP Compensatory Services Wow, we have so much to think about. For schools being closed for 3 months, I have never thought about an IEP as much as I have in the past few weeks. Many school districts are already wrapped up for the 19/20 year and most others close this week or next. But, […]
IEP Goals How many goals should an IEP have? Who writes IEP goals? Can parents submit IEP goal ideas? What if my child doesn’t meet their IEP goals? While IEP goals are not the most important part of the IEP, they are one of the main parts. A parent (and IEP team) can only effectively […]
LRE Least Restrictive Environment Students must be educated in the least restrictive environment to the maximum extent possible, and cannot use budget issues as an excuse not to do it. From Ed.Gov/IDEA Many parents are unaware of this right or principle of special education. I often say that most parents come to me with nothing […]
IEP Transition Planning IEP Transition Planning is probably the most important time in a student’s IEP life. Yet it is the section of the IEP that I see inadequate and downright botched most of the time. For example, I once had a client, and her entire transition section of her IEP had one sentence. “She […]