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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It doesn’t happen as often as it used to, but this Special Education Stigma scenario still happens. It goes like this: Parent recognizes that their child is struggling at school. They reach out and ask for help. The school agrees and draws up the IEP. Parent waffles and does not want to accept the IEP […]
School Refusal Think about this for a minute. What is the worst job you ever had? The job you hated more than anything? It was so bad that at night you had trouble sleeping because you were already stressed about going in the morning. Or, you hated getting up in the morning to go. After […]
Managing After School Meltdowns Sometimes I marvel at the existence of my two boys. I look at them, and both of them are just oozing characteristics and traits of both me and my husband. And yet, at the same time, they are complete opposites in so many ways. My younger child–everything comes so easy to […]
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 Data Collection A few weeks ago, Michelle wrote a post about IEP Progress Monitoring. In that post, she references “collecting data” several times. And, in our Facebook group, you will often hear one of us ask a parent, “What does your data say?” IEP data collection is one of the most difficult concepts that […]