Apr 30, 2013
IEP annual review season has arrived, the time of year when parents and educators meet to review the individualized education plans for students with special educational needs. The meetings require a great deal of energy from everyone involved: educators explaining the progress of their students, parents hearing about what their children have and...
Mar 6, 2013
IEP annual review season is almost here. It’s time for you who are parents of school aged children with individualized education plans (IEP) to sharpen our skills. That way you can be a productive and proactive member of your child’s education team.
IEP Advice from Eliana Tardio
One of my favorite special needs bloggers, Eliana Tardio,...
Jan 9, 2013
Time-saving tips can make the school year go more smoothly for parents and students with special needs. At the Iowa Learning Disabilities Conference in October, parents who attended my workshop, Managing You Time without Losing Your Mind, shared their favorite time-saving tips during Q & A. Here’s what they had to say.
Oct 19, 2012
IEPs loom large in the lives of parents of kids with special needs. From birth to age 21, those individualized educational plans shape a child’s schooling, therapy, and care plans. But what happens after age 21? How can parents prepare ahead of time so they know where to find resources and support?
One fine resource is Maria...
Sep 27, 2012
IEP documentation organization is an unending task for parents whose children have an individualized educational plan (IEP) through the public school or early childhood intervention program. School officials are required by law to provide an updated IEP for parents of children who receive special education services. The update is reviewed at the...