Handling IEP Disagreements

If your child’s team presents you with an IEP that is not appropriate for your child, speak up. Be polite but firm, letting them know that you don’t think the IEP provides your child with enough help or the right… Read the rest

Evaluating Your Child for Dyslexia

Many children have difficulty learning how to read or improving their reading. Some read reasonably well, but their spelling and writing skills are poor. If any of these issues sound familiar, your child is a prime candidate for a reading… Read the rest

Virtual IEP Guide

Having your child’s IEP meeting online may not be your ideal situation, but it’s being done all over the country, and there’s no reason to think it can’t be successful. To help everyone through the process, The Department of Education… Read the rest

Before the IEP Meeting: 6 Tips for Parents

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

Measuring Learning During School Closure

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