When an IEP Team Tells a Parent, “We Don’t Do That Here.”

When an IEP Team Tells a Parent, “We Don’t Do That Here.”

We don’t do that here. I got two inquiries recently that are very similar. Both parents asked for something on their child’s IEP and were told, “We don’t do that here. It happens often. Can a school say that? Can they deny a service based on “we don’t offer that here?” Short answer, no. So…

What is Specially Designed Instruction in Special Education? | Examples | SDIs

What is Specially Designed Instruction in Special Education? | Examples | SDIs

Specially Designed Instruction Specially Designed Instruction, or SDIs, is actually one of my favorite things to talk about when it comes to IEPs. The name itself turns people off, I mean, it’s a weird phrase. But it’s so super important. And, I can’t even tell you how many IEPs that I encounter that have NO…