The Hardest Lesson You'll Ever Learn in Special Education

 

A goal can always be written "smarter".

A therapy session can always go smoother.

The math lesson can always be better.

The reading lesson can always be more engaging.

The data collection can always be more accurate.

Parents and Teachers, There's a time to expect more and there's a time...

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In Special Ed Someone Will Always be Disappointed in Your Choices

Raise your hand if you're a people pleaser and you feel like you're constantly trying to keep everyone happy while you do what's right.

Spoiler alert - It's not possible.

Someone is always going to be disappointed in your choices.

You have to go to bed at night knowing you did what's right...

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Why would a teacher become a Master IEP Coach®?

 

 

Why would a teacher become a Master IEP Coach®?

Because she is also a parent.
Because she sees the struggle as a teacher.
Because she wants to help others.

"I’m currently sitting at the IEP table as a special education teacher and a case manager. I’ve also come to the...

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Podcast: Reducing Stress and Anxiety in Special Ed with Dr. Roseann

 

Do you feel like stress and anxiety are taking over your days? It may be time for some new coping strategies!

Dr. Roseann is a trailblazing Psychologist for almost 30 years and the founder and director of The Global Institute of Children’s Mental Health. She has helped thousands of...

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Video Podcast: Reducing Stress and Anxiety in Special Ed with Dr. Roseann

Do you feel like stress and anxiety are taking over your days? It may be time for some new coping strategies!

Dr. Roseann is a trailblazing Psychologist for almost 30 years and the founder and director of The Global Institute of Children’s Mental Health. She has helped thousands of children...

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So Many Lessons to be Learned about Special Education Thanks to 2020!

 

 

So many lessons to be learned about Special Education thanks to 2020!

1. The technology gap between general education is beyond what anyone realized. There are students in Special Education who still do not have access to virtual learning tools in the same way as their same age...

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Video Podcast: Stop Waiting for the Right Time

Parents and Teachers in Special Education need to SHOW UP even when the timing doesn't feel right. It can feel exhausting and impossible on many days. Learn 3 words and actions you can use to help you show up for your family and your students even when chaos is swirling around you.

Become a...

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Podcast: Stop Waiting for the Right Time

 

Parents and Teachers in Special Education need to SHOW UP even when the timing doesn't feel right. It can feel exhausting and impossible on many days. Learn 3 words and actions you can use to help you show up for your family and your students even when chaos is swirling around you.

Become...

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You are in Competition with No One

No, you're not behind.
No, you don't have to catch up.
No, you don't need to do more because they are.

Do I believe in doing better, achieving more, and leveling up? Absolutely!

Do I think you should do things because other people are? Heck no!

So you decide this year what you want and go for it.

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Let's talk about the GOOD stuff happening in Special Education!

Let's talk about the GOOD stuff happening in Special Education!

1. I know more parents and teachers who have read books by Wrightslaw than ever before. This is a good thing. The knowledge of what's required in Special Education is needed (for everyone). Now let's just make sure we don't turn...

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Spotlight on Master IEP Coach®: Wanda Malone

 

Wanda and I met MANY years ago when I was speaking at a Special Education parent support group at a local school district.

She was the mom who raised her hand and asked all the questions and wanted to know the WHY behind the answers.

I could tell that she was the mom that was never going...

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Video Podcast: #NOLIMITS with Shelley Kenow

Shelley never expected to learn the lessons she did while being a Special Education teacher. Now her mission is to share the stories of #nolimits with those both inside and outside of the disability community. Find Shelley's book and LIVE streaming show at www.shelleykenow.com

 

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