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How do I get an IEP?

Is your child struggling at school? Are his/her grades going down? Has there been an increase in behaviors, or maybe school refusal?

The best advice I can give is: Go with your gut!

Most parents come to this site with nothing more than a gut feeling that something isn’t going right. I’m here to help you define your gut feelings and turn them into action steps.

The second best piece of advice I have is: If you end up living “the IEP life” then fully immerse yourself in it. A little bit at a time.

The IEP process is overwhelming and complex. I have a ton of information on here, but don’t try to drink from the firehose.


Getting Started with IEPs

With an IEP, you don’t actually ask the team for an IEP. You ask that your child “be evaluated for special education services.” I have letter templates and all the information you need below. Or, search for the information you need.



How and When to Write to your IEP Team | IEP Letter Templates | 504
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How and When to Write to your IEP Team | IEP Letter Templates | 504

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How to Write a Letter to School You will definitely want to bookmark or pin this post. I have often
Understanding Common IEP Assessments | IEP Eligibility
Don’t IEP Alone

Understanding Common IEP Assessments | IEP Eligibility

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For me, both as a Special Education Advocate and a Parent, I find the hardest part of the IEP process
IEP Testing and Evaluations: What Parents Should Know  | Timelines | Initial Evals
Don’t IEP Alone

IEP Testing and Evaluations: What Parents Should Know | Timelines | Initial Evals

By February 20, 2020 0
IEP Evaluations Different variations of questions come up about IEP evaluations all the time. Parents are unclear about timelines, what

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