Auditory Processing Disorder | APD | IEP Goals | Accommodations

Auditory Processing Disorder | APD | IEP Goals | Accommodations

Auditory Processing Disorder The other day, my younger son and I were on my tablet. We were choosing team gear to purchase for his new AAU basketball team. I was looking at the website and he was on his phone, and he was describing things to me and asking me questions (what size do I…

43 Accommodations for Anxiety and Depression | 504 Plan | IEP | PDF List

43 Accommodations for Anxiety and Depression | 504 Plan | IEP | PDF List

504 Plan Accommodations for Anxiety Do you have a worrier? I am a worrier and I have a worrier. So far we’ve been able to manage his anxiety without too much intervention or a 504 plan. This one is requested so often in our Facebook group. I’m sorry that it has taken me so long…

Working Memory IEP Goals | Examples | Accommodations

Working Memory IEP Goals | Examples | Accommodations

Working Memory IEP goals Does your child struggle with Working Memory issues, and you want them added to the IEP? Have you heard parents talk about working memory skills, but you’re not sure what they are? Ok, remember these? I’m dating myself a bit, I know. But these are a great example of how we…

Executive Functioning Skills | IEP Goals, Objectives, Accommodations

Executive Functioning Skills | IEP Goals, Objectives, Accommodations

Executive Functioning IEP Goals Executive function is an umbrella term for cognitive processes such as planning, working memory, attention, problem solving, verbal reasoning, inhibition, mental flexibility, multi-tasking, initiation, and monitoring of actions. Executive functioning describes a set of mental processes that helps people to connect past experience with present action. Wikipedia If your child or…

Fine Motor IEP Goals | 50 Fine Motor Goals for All Ages

Fine Motor IEP Goals | 50 Fine Motor Goals for All Ages

Fine Motor Skills on your IEP Remember this? Did you know that way back when…when Tupperware invented this toy, that you were using fine motor skills to play with it? If you’re a Gen X’er like me, you definitely remember this Tupperware toy. When I was young enough to play with this toy, IEPs didn’t…

Cortical Visual Impairment | CVI | Characteristics | Treatment | IEP Goals and Accommodations

Cortical Visual Impairment | CVI | Characteristics | Treatment | IEP Goals and Accommodations

Cortical Visual Impairment I recently attended a conference so I could educate myself on Cortical Visual Impairment, one of the diagnoses my son has. It was so enlightening and revolutionary, and add in a big heap of mom guilt. When you have a child with multiple disabilities, it can be tough to decide which one…

Dysgraphia | Symptoms | Accommodations | IEP Goals | Interventions

Dysgraphia | Symptoms | Accommodations | IEP Goals | Interventions

IEP for Dysgraphia “Dysgraphia? What’s that? I’ve never heard of it!” This is a scenario that has been coming up more frequently lately. As parents become more informed, we are better able to advocate for our kids. If you go back even 10-20 years, not many parents had even heard of learning disabilities like dysgraphia….

37 Measurable Social Skills IEP Goals | Social Emotional IEP Goals

37 Measurable Social Skills IEP Goals | Social Emotional IEP Goals

Social Skills IEP Goals It’s no secret that many kids with disabilities struggle socially and struggle to build and maintain friendships. When Brian tells me stories of kids at school who sound like they have a disability of some kind, I always encourage (read: nag!) him to go the extra step. I encourage him to…

IEP Goal Bank | 500+ Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives

IEP Goal Bank | 500+ Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives

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? I often am asked, “Can you put together an IEP goal bank?” The number of possible IEP goals is infinite. The list could go on…