Be on Alert for these phrases at your IEP Meeting. You’re sitting in your IEP meeting. Things seem to be going well. Everyone is pleasant and there’s constructive conversation. But your gut is telling you that something just isn’t quite right. But, how do you know? Well, after having attended hundreds of IEP meetings, I […]
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IEP Meeting Dos and Don’ts My first IEP meeting did not go well. Well, wait. Kevin has been receiving services since he was 6 months old. So I had IFSP meetings and then preschool meetings. The whole time period, honestly, is foggy. But I definitely remember that my first IEP meeting with my school district […]
What is an LEA? The LEA is a largely misunderstood position or role at IEP meetings. Many times, parents want to exclude the LEA from their IEP meeting! In my professional opinion, that is not a good decision, but we’ll get into excluding IEP meeting people in a bit. What does LEA stand for in […]
IEP Meeting Questions Over the past decade, I have attended hundreds of IEP meetings and met with hundreds of families. And, with the large Facebook group, the other admins and I have answered literally thousands of questions about IEP meetings. Sure, the I is for Individual. Still, I see a lot of common themes and […]
IEP Meetings This is a really old post that I have been meaning to update for ages. I see the image show up on Pinterest and I just cringe because I know that the information that is on this site now is just so much better than it was in 2015. The old post didn’t […]
When your IEP Meeting is Tomorrow This was in an email I opened this morning: “Hi! I have my IEP meeting later today, please send me any advice you have that you think might be helpful. Thanks.” Now, this is not an unusual email. Actually, several times a week, either via email or in our […]