Becoming a Lifelong Reader with Dr. Cleary (Episode 97)

Dr. Cleary has experienced being an Assistant Superintendent, Principal, and parent to a daughter with a disability. Throughout all of her different perspectives at the IEP table, the lack of reaching reading goals and access to technology to support reading has been a common theme. Hear how she...

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Get Uncomfortable!

Have you have gotten uncomfortable at the IEP table? Me too!

So many times it’s not because something WRONG is happening.

It’s because we are having tough conversations to make things RIGHT!

It’s ok to be uncomfortable at the IEP a table.

You (and your IEP team) should always...

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Prepping for Inclusion is Prepping for Real Life (Episode 96)

A little prep work goes a long way when including a child who learned differently in many different environments. Not only will the child be more successful in their school community, but they will also find more success in the REAL WORLD!

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Special Education Inner Circle Podcast Update: SEPTEMBER

Special Education Parents and Teachers, Are you listening to the Special Education Inner Circle Podcast? We have awesome guest experts showing up for YOU in the upcoming months! Now, is the perfect time to catch up on the hot topics you need most.

More IEP help at www.specialedinnercircle.com

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IEP Inclusion Tip

 

Flip flopping from one classroom to another classroom and expecting a child to instinctively know what is expected in each environment without preteaching…sets a child up for failure.

Let’s do then prep work to make sure inclusion is successful!

Free weekly IEP trainingevery...

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Don’t Just “Try Out” Inclusion
Inclusion, you need a real plan. It’s not something you just have a child “try out”.
 
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Teletherapy, IEP Funding, What's Next?

Teletherapy was a new concept for many of us during the past two years, but what if instead of being limited to an only virtual option or an only in-person option, we actually built teletherapy options into IEPs long-term? It's possible and it might be the right solution for many students and...

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Now and Forever

Using Special Education services and IEPs to help students become just like the “other students” is a HUGE mistake that happens way too often in our Special Needs community.

This strategy simply doesn’t work because…

  1. We are all unique and trying to do something the...
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Staff Shortages in Special Education (Episode 94)

Staff shortages are a reality for 2 out of every 3 districts this school year. Use these 3 steps to help build the bridge for students who do not have a complete IEP team.

With all the struggles of staffing, it's critical to get surrounded by like-minded IEP team members. Get the next free IEP...

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People are Going to Disagree with Your IEP Decisions...

Data matters. Parent input matters. Team expertise matters.

Other people might even have great ideas and input for you, BUT...

When other parents and teachers start judging you for decisions you’re making, it’s time to put in your ear plugs.

Nobody should be telling you what’s...

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Free IEP Download for Parents and Teachers

Special Education Parents and Teachers... If I could fix anything in Special Education for you, what would it be? Transparency is key to understanding how decisions about your student's IEP are made, but you need the right questions to get those answers.

Guess what? I have 12 MUST ASK...

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Kind Words Make a Difference (Episode 93)

"I see you" can be one of the greatest compliments a parent and teacher can give each other. Listen in to more kind words that have been exchanged between IEP team members. These words can make a huge difference in building trust and confidence within your IEP team!

Surround yourself with...

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