IEP Planning: Accommodations & Modifications

The difference between success and failure for students with LD and ADHD often comes down to how effectively the curriculum is adapted to individual needs. Accommodations and modifications are the tools used by the IEP team to achieve that end.… Read the rest

From Evaluation to IEP

Understanding the results of your child’s LD evaluation provides you with the information you need to create meaningful goals and objectives—the basis upon which her Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is built. Based on the evaluation results, advocate for annual goals… Read the rest

Who Should Be On Your Child’s IEP Team?

Federal law specifies the participants that are to be involved in developing an Individual Education Program (IEP) for students with learning disabilities or ADHD. Each member of the IEP team (sometimes referred to as the Planning and Placement Team or… 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

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