IEP Eligibility Your child has an IEP. Or they do not. Perhaps they were found ineligible. Maybe you were offered a 504 or RTI instead of an IEP. Or, maybe nothing at all. You were just informed that your child does not qualify for special education and that’s it. In this post, I’m going to […]
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It's a lot to digest, and don't try to drink from the fire hose. Take small sips and you will learn this, I promise.
Please note that I have categorized this information into several subsets. Hopefully that makes it easier for you to navigate
- IEP Goal Information, Lists of IEP Goal Suggestions, Lists of IEP and 504 Accommodations.
- Section 504 Plans
- IEP Meeting Information and Advice/Tips
- Understanding the different components and sections of an IEP.
Use the search bar up top to answer your specific IEP questions. But also, here is some of the most popular and helpful information.
AFTER the IEP Meeting It seems that many parents anticipate and prepare for an IEP meeting and then that’s it. Often, it’s very anti-climatic, all that preparing and worrying. And then what? Are you left with this feeling of not being resolved, or not knowing what to expect? Sound familiar? Let’s go over what to […]
Special Education Acronyms and Terms When I first started this journey, I swore that I wouldn’t do this! I swore that I would never be one of “those people.” Those people who speak in IEP and special education acronyms. Guess what? I am one. And let’s face it, acronyms exist for a reason. To say […]
IEP Goal Bank A well written IEP goal is essential to the IEP and special education. How can you monitor progress if you don’t know what you are aiming at? This is another post being done by popular request. So often I get asked, “Can you put together an IEP goal bank?” The number of […]
What to Ask for on your IEP “I don’t know what to ask for on my IEP!” That question comes up often in our Facebook group. And, I can tell a lot about a parent who asks that question. It tells me that you are either a newbie or you don’t know the IEP process […]
IEP Re-evaluations Ok, so here we go. I used to have IEP re-evaluation information in my post about IEP evaluations. But, I’ve since decided that IEP re-evals are worthy of their own post. Initial evals are sort of their own beast, since that is what gets the IEP process started. But, with re-evaluations, parents have […]