What's the Schedule?

Parents, Teachers and IEP Teams, It's time to ask...

What is the child's schedule?

It wasn’t until I worked on the inside of the school system, as a special education teacher, that I realized what a balancing act it was to coordinate everyone’s schedule. I had a classroom of 5...

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Stop Playing Games in Special Education

I'm sitting with my cup of coffee, on a snowy spring morning and catching up on my emails when I come across some advice that is being given to parents... and it's not sitting with me well.  It's encouraging "game playing" when advocating for your child. That's not going to work... not...

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Questions to Ask Before, During and After an IEP Meeting!

Learn what questionst to ask Before, During and After... YOUR IEP MEETING!

Next Steps:
Join Catherine in the Online IEP Help Center - 
$1 to get started! bit.ly/IEPlibrary

Become an IEP Coach: bit.ly/myiepcoach

Talk with an IEP Coach!

Karen: ADD Advocate
Lisa: Mosaic Haven...

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IEP Goal Writing Bonus

Get a sneak peek behind the scenes of a BONUS training for parents about IEP Goals.

You can access the entire training and MANY MORE courses, all for $1 trial. 

START HERE

Pssst... your trial includes a private FB group with me so I can answer YOUR questions about YOUR child! 

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EPIC Classroom Experiences for ALL

When I went to hear the author of this book, Tim Elmore, speak, I had no idea how much his perspective would resonate with me as I help teachers and parents build meaningful special education plans. I could write for days on the strategies inside this book, but I promise you, it's worth the read...

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Learning Outside the Classroom & Comfort Zone

When people meet my daughters, they know instantly that they are so very different from each other. You can see it on their faces, as they're about to launch into the air at Mall of America at Nickelodeon Universe. 

One is looking down and talking herself through the next steps. The other...

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IEP Parent Input Statement NEEDED

Learn How to Create Your Parent Input Statement in a Private Group with Me HERE!

 

Special Education Parents and Teachers... We simply can't know where we are going with confidence if we don't start using the Parent Input statement effectively.

As a former special education teacher, I know...

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