Evaluation Fundamentals

For a child with learning disabilities or ADHD, the evaluation is the first step toward addressing his issues. Knowing what to expect will ease your fears and your child’s and ensure that the results are used appropriately. Evaluation Goals A… Read the rest

Essential Elements of an IEP

The Individual Education Program (IEP) is the roadmap for your child’s education. It is a legal agreement between parent and school that states what your child will learn and be able to do as a result of the programs and… Read the rest

Are You Ready for Your IEP Meeting?

Although it may not feel like Spring in your neck of the woods, warmer days are just around the corner. With Spring comes that annual rite of passage—and no, I’m not talking about Easter egg hunts. I’m talking about IEP… Read the rest

IEP Challenges: Smart with Behavior Issues

Without more specific information, it is not clear what should be included in an IEP for your son. The first step, therefore, is to call for a team meeting to reach agreement on the information that is needed to provide… Read the rest

Tips for Writing an IEP

If this is your first IEP meeting, get a copy of the basic Individual Educational Program (IEP) form from your Special Education Director ahead of time. Review it carefully to understand the information required. If your child already has an… Read the rest