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

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

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IEP Goal Writing Bonus

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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. 

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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

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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 (get it on amazon here).

This is NOT a special education book. In fact, I rarely look to special education books to find inspiration for special education ideas. In my experience, the best IEP ideas come from the real world and then we tweak and modify, as needed, to help every child benefit.

I will share with you one of the biggest take aways from this book that I'm bringing to every teacher and parent I work with... Create EPIC experiences for children in every environment, as much as possible. This means checking your lessons & IEP goal work for...

E= Experience
What is the child's experience during this learning session?


P= Participation
How will they participate?


I= Images
What...

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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 first hand that this section is often glanced over. Yes, it's filled out. Yes, parent concerns are summarized. However, it's definitely not given the time and attention it needs considering what a critical change it can make in the IEP process.

Being a special needs sibling I watched my mom struggle to have her voice heard. She never gave up, but honestly, she didn't always take a diplomatic approach. (I totally get WHY, but if I can help a parent avoid that level of frustration, I will!)

It's time to take the BOLD IEP APPROACH and make the parents voice a significant driver in the IEP process. 

Each and every Parent Input statement should include the parent's concerns and desired...

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