Experts, advocates, and other parents agree that preparing for the IEP meeting is the key to building a plan that will ensure your child’s success. Knowledge of your child, the school system, and federal and state laws and regulations will… Read the rest
By Eve Kessler, Esq.
With the COVID-19 school closures, teaching has shifted from classroom, small group, and individual instruction to distance learning. Teachers and service providers are working hard to adapt to remote platforms. As parents, you are in a… Read the rest
Often parents (and students) start out the school year hopeful that this time around things will be better, only to find several weeks into the new term that nothing has changed; the same struggles your child had last year are… Read the rest
As your child’s primary advocate, it’s your job to help guide the IEP process. One way to do that is to use questions to gather information and prompt meaningful discussions. But the answers you get often depend on the questions… Read the rest
Parents often leave their child’s IEP meeting feeling as if they have selected the only options available, and that they have to make the best of what was offered. In fact, the IDEA actually intended the experience to be more… Read the rest