Beginning at age 3 and throughout your child’s education, if you suspect that your child has special needs, he/she may be eligible for support from the local school district. To determine this, assessments must be conducted, which can be...More
Where Is the Compassion in an IEP?
When an assessment team convenes to evaluate and report the results of testing a child for learning disabilities, the experience can be overwhelmingly stressful and negative for the parents hearing the news. I just witnessed a 3-hour IEP during...More
Using RtI Data to Get Ready for IEP Season
Now that the holidays are done and even though it is not yet Spring, the time is now to get ready for what is commonly known as “IEP season.” While the thought of the next annual review or domains meeting to decide on a round of...More
Your Part in IEP Meetings
As you may have already discovered, getting a child enrolled in an Individual Education Plan, (IEP), and special education can be a momentous task. However, once your child gets evaluated and approved into special education, things will get...More