I Understand It's Hard, But It's Not Optional!

I understand that following an IEP is difficult, but it's not optional.

If you're a struggling teacher, who can't implement the IEP in your current situation, you need to ask for help.

The IEP is a binding document that provides an appropriate education for a child per the law, it's not a...

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Video Podcast: Different- A Great Thing to Be with Heather Avis

Different - A Great Thing to Be with Heather of The Lucky Few. Parents and Teachers of children with disabilities know the stares and the isolation that happens when a child looks, acts, or speaks differently than others, but what if "different" was finally thought of as a... Great Thing to...

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Podcast: Different- A Great Thing to Be with Heather Avis

Different - A Great Thing to Be with Heather of The Lucky Few. Parents and Teachers of children with disabilities know the stares and the isolation that happens when a child looks, acts, or speaks differently than others, but what if "different" was finally thought of as a... Great Thing to...

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Podcast: Diagnosis Disaster and Self Advocacy Success

 

Catherine Hughes was living a mom's worst fear. Her child was taken from her after a bystander called authorities to report her parenting actions. Catherine Hughes did not do anything wrong, she simply needed answers. Her son finally received a diagnosis and their journey to self-advocacy...

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VIDEO: Building a Special Education School from Scratch

Have you ever thought of starting your own Special Education school?
 
Kelly Weaver entered the world of autism when her daughter was diagnosed at the age of 2. She successfully ran an ABA program out of her home, and after making several attempts at public school she made the decision...
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Podcast: Starting a Special Education School from Scratch

Have you ever thought of starting your own Special Education school?
 
Kelly Weaver entered the world of autism when her daughter was diagnosed at the age of 2. She successfully ran an ABA program out of her home, and after making several attempts at public school she made the decision...
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Podcast: Navigating the School System as an Autism Family

First, the school didn't believe that her son needed an IEP. Next, she had to negotiate an IEP for her daughter. Through all the assessments for her children, Jessica found out something about herself too!

The COZI app is how Jessica stays organized and communicates with her husband about...

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Video Podcast: Autism and Challenging Behaviors with Molly Johnson

 

Molly Johnson joins Catherine Whitcher, M.Ed on the Special Education Inner Circle Podcast to give parents of children with Autism simple behavior strategies that work during the biggest struggles.

Visit www.specialedinnercircle.com to continue the conversation.

Molly Johnson is an autism...

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Podcast: Autism and Challenging Behaviors with Molly Johnson

 

Molly Johnson joins Catherine Whitcher, M.Ed on the Special Education Inner Circle Podcast to give parents of children with Autism simple behavior strategies that work during the biggest struggles.

Visit www.specialedinnercircle.com to continue the conversation.

Molly Johnson is an autism...

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Get UNCOMFORTABLE at the IEP Table

Special Needs Parents and Teachers, It's often necessary to make others uncomfortable at the IEP table. Do it anyway. In fact, if you're feeling uncomfortable, you're probably doing everything RIGHT!

Changing IEP goals can be uncomfortable.
Discussing placements can be uncomfortable.
Giving updated...

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Special Ed Teachers Should NOT Have to Chose THIS!

I’ve sat at the IEP table as a teacher, wondering if I can say what I really want to say and not get a pink slip delivered in my mailbox on Friday.

I’ve sat at the IEP table, supporting parents, watching teachers squirm. I could see that look on their face. The internal struggle that...

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Pop IEP Quiz

Parents and Teachers are scrolling through social media, stressing out over what they need to do next in the IEP process. The rumors about signing or not signing the IEP and missed services are popping up everywhere. It's time for you to figure out what YOU need to do to move forward without...

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