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
Extended time on tests is arguably the most common accommodation given to students with ADHD. But is extended time alone enough to address the challenges faced by these students? Or should you be advocating to address the issue that led… Read the rest
It’s not unusual for differences to arise when dealing with issues related to your child’s Individual Education Program (IEP). Yet many people are uncomfortable with conflict; when faced with it, they either back down, or become overly aggressive. When that… Read the rest
By Sheryl Knapp, A/AOGPE
The annual IEP meeting offers an opportunity to establish positive relationships with your child’s teachers and special education team. That may seem obvious, but there is no shortage of parents and teachers who treat each other… Read the rest
When it comes to learning disabilities, knowing your child is half the battle—the other half is knowing how to get what your child needs from her school system. Here are some strategies to help you navigate the system.
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