Learn all about extended school year, who qualifies, and other options for children with learning needs. This is your crash course in ESY for parents!
Feel like your child is struggling and not getting anywhere – despite supports from the school? Learn how requesting IEP testing can help!
Make your next IEP or 504 Plan meeting a breeze with this giant list of easy accommodations and modifications! This list is perfect for busy parents and teachers.
Before you even walk through the doors for the IEP meeting, you’re sweating. Yes, even if it’s actually cold outside right now. You’re nervous because today will decide the path for your child’s next year in school. What waits inside is anyone’s best guess. The school’s team has had months to prepare, to gather data, […]
Get more out of the K-12 school experience with these parent rights in schools that you didn’t even know you had!
So, your child has been referred for special education. Suddenly you are dumped into a world of acronyms and forms and legal jargon. It can be overwhelming. This month, let’s break it down. We’ll start with a basic, and common, question. IEP vs 504 Plan? What’s the difference?
You can work around the lengthy process of a typical IEP. You, the parent, has the right to formally request that your child be tested for a disability.
So, I take education seriously. And I take it thismuchmore seriously for children with special needs, the children who’s parents need accurate information about the legal hoops they’re required to jump through. And then I read this in Parents Magazine: “If you think your child needs more help than she’s getting in school, you can inquire about having […]