Special education doesn’t stop just because it’s summer vacation. Extended school year, or ESY, is a continuation of your child’s IEP when school is out of session. But it doesn’t just happen. Here’s what you need to know. 5 Tips to Understand Extended School Year Just a reminder: nothing on this website or in this […]
What Happens After You Request IEP Evaluations?
You’ve requested IEP evaluations. But what happens next? Learn how the process unfolds in clear, easy-to-understand language. What Happens After You Request IEP Evaluations? Just a reminder: nothing on this website or in this article is considered to be or should be construed as legal advice. I am not a lawyer and am not qualified […]
3 Lies You Hear at IEP Meetings (and What to Do About Them)
We’ve all heard them, pat phrases that are used to dismiss or deny disabled students equitable education. These IEP sayings, like “We don’t do that here”, are so common. But it’s time to debunk and reframe what you’re hearing so that your child can succeed at school. Lies You Might Hear at IEP Meetings Just […]
Your Stay Sane Learning Plan for the Pandemic
Grab your FREE stay sane learning plan printable schedule to help you cope with distance education
Read This If Your Child Is Still Missing Recess
Have a child that’s always missing recess? Let’s fix that! Use these practical tips and tricks to find a way around using recess as a consequence.
Feel Like the School Is Being a Bully? They Might Be!
Does it feel like your child’s school is being a bully at IEP or 504 Plan meetings? They just might be! Learn how to refocus the conversation and advocate for your child.
How Do I Get My Kids’ School Year Back on Track?
Get your child’s school year back on track and headed in the right direction with a simple guide that shows busy parents the exact steps you need to take!
Why Is Getting an IEP So Darn Hard?
Feel like your child is struggling and not getting anywhere – despite supports from the school? Learn how requesting IEP testing can help!
School is Really Freaking Hard for Parents
School can be overwhelming for parents and seem really hard. But it doesn’t have to be that way!
25 Easy Lunch Box Ideas Perfect for Kids at School
Packing lunches gets old really fast, especially when you do it five times a week. Instead of sticking to just the basics, day after day and week after week, let’s jazz it up with a list of easy lunch box ideas!
5 Easy Ways to Make the Most of Back to School Shopping
Make back to school shopping a breeze this year with 5 easy ways that will keep you organized and stop you from overbuying!
Simple Stress Free Test Prep Tips for Kids
Destress before your child’s next big test with these super simple ideas. Test prep will be much easier! And your child will have a better chance of success with these easy ideas.
Why Spring is the Best Time to Hire an Education Advocate for Military Families
We’re in the last major stretch of the school year. If you’re facing problems at school, it might seem like it’s too late to get the help you need. It’s never too late! And spring might be one of the best times for military families to hire an education advocate. Why Spring is the Best […]
6 Ways an Education Advocate Can Help Your Family Succeed at School
When you’re overwhelmed at your child’s school, adding an education advocate to your team can help your family. It’s not just IEPs and special education either. No matter where you are hitting a roadblock, an education advocate could be the answer to your problems. 6 Ways an Education Advocate Can Help Your Family Succeed at […]
How To Help Your Child Focus on Homework
Help your child focus on homework when you start following this super simple habit! It’s been a super long day for everyone. The last thing your child wants to do after school is more school work. There might be tears or even yelling. Either way, you and your child end up frustrated and upset. This […]
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