Finding the Upside in Special Education

If I asked you to tell me 3 things you don't like in Special Education, I bet you could tell me immediately what's been on your mind. Especially with back to school season right around the corner (ok, it's actually here for some). You're probably even losing sleep over school schedules, support...

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Master IEP Coach - EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION BONUSES!


Master IEP Coach registration is open for a LIMITED TIME with EARLY BIRD bonuses, just for you!

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After whirlwind weekend with Master IEP Coaches flying into Chicago for our FIRST EVER LIVE Mastermind... I had to give you the chance to get in on the fun...

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Our Full IEP Agenda

Did you receive your full IEP agenda before your last meeting?

Parents, Teachers & Therapists... did you know what to expect when you walked into your last IEP meeting?

I've sat in on over a thousand IEP meetings in the past decade and one thing I can tell you for certain, there is no...

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Two Words in Special Education that Need to GO

There are two F's that happen all the time in Special Education... watch the video and hear them loud and clear. (Sorry, I got a little fired up with everyone who was watching on FB when I was teaching. You might need to turn your volume down.)

Are you ready to take the two F's out of YOUR...

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10 Ways to Emotionally Prep for an IEP Meeting

Special Needs Parents & Teachers, It's time to stop drowning in IEP stress. Take these steps and FEEL better in your next IEP meeting!

We all know there are hundreds of things that seem to need to be done before the meeting. Even just thinking about it can cause sleepless nights, high...

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Spilled Kindness

Right after this pic, I dropped my vanilla lavender latte and just stood there looking at it splashed all over my shoes and the sidewalk.

My first thought was “ugh, I can’t believe I wasted my money”. (I’ve always been frugal.)

My second thought was “The barista told...

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Mamma Bears & IEPs

I love this pic of Berny & her mamma bear mug! She recently finished the IEP Coach mentorship and is helping special needs parents in her community. Find out how, here.

Raise your hand if you've ever felt your "mamma bear" instincts when you've been sitting at an IEP meeting!

A little...

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OT, PT & Speech are NOT the same at school

I wish you could've heard the conversation I had last night with an Occupational Therapist who works in both the school system and a private therapy clinic.

I mean it's one thing for me to share with you my experiences as a former special education teacher and decades of special education...

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Face It to Fix It in Special Education!

Why can't Special Education be easier?!?!

I hear it at every one of my workshops from both parents and teachers. 

The truth is that most of the time Special Education struggles become 10x more intense because nobody wants to talk about the tough issues.

I mean, what teacher really wants...

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Special Needs Moms ONLY

Dear Special Needs Moms,

You've been to the support groups and you've researched for hours upon hours on how to make things better for your family.

You sit in the room, listening to other moms, the expert doctor or the IEP team and you think "there has to be more".

You go home to your family and...

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Kindness Bingo - FREE Download!

Chances are either Valentine's day is a huge deal for you and your family or you really don't care. It's ok either way. No judgement here!

No matter what your feeling are about the day, it's always fun to find new ways to connect with your kids (and students)... this week is the perfect chance to...

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