Let’s Just Wait and See. I’d be willing to be my house and my car that 99% of all IEP parents have experienced the “Let’s just wait and see.” It’s one of the most common and most effective stall or delaying tactics when a parent asks for something on the IEP. It goes like this. […]
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How to Not Cry at your IEP Meeting. Is it any wonder that Moms cry at IEP Meetings? Pretend I’ve invited you to your child’s school for a meeting. And this meeting will be you and 5-10 people who you do not really know, but in many ways, they hold the keys to your child’s […]
IEP Mom “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt (supposedly) History (and Google Analytics) tells me that if you are reading this post, there’s a greater than 96% chance that you are an IEP Mom. Hey, we have to stick together, right? So do the school staff on your child’s […]
IEP Preparation Checklist As an advocate, I have attended literally hundreds of IEP meetings. I know you, Moms. You’re stressed and anxious. But attending all those IEP meetings has also given me a tremendous view of all kinds of people and meetings and ways to prepare. If you hire a Special Education Advocate, you might […]
What is the Length of Time for an Average IEP Meeting? How long is an IEP meeting? How long should an IEP meeting be? There’s an easy and short answer to this: as long as it needs to be. However, if you’re here, chances are you’re being told something else. Or, being told that your […]
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, […]