3 Years of IEP Struggles, then BAM! PROGRESS!

 

Heather's son, Elijah, struggled for 3 years to make progress on his IEP goals. 

She knew something needed to change.

She took the leap and decided to Become an IEP Coach for her family and for her community.

You have to watch this video to see what has happened!

Now it's YOUR TURN to BECOME AN IEP COACH!

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See you in the mentorship!

-Catherine

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[Video] Ask an IEP Coach!

 
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IEP Coach Life... I love it!

advocacy coach May 11, 2018

Mentoring IEP Coaches is EXCITING! Knowing that IEPs across the country are going to be changed by people (like you) who want to dig in and work with IEP teams, while keeping the child first makes my heart full.

One of the first questions I get when someone is considering Becoming and IEP Coach is... what will I do all day?

Let me share that you will never lack for things to do. It will be up to you how busy you want to be. How many families you want to help. How many IEP coffee talks you want to host... its YOUR practice. You design your days for what works for you.

Here's a little of what works for me...

  1. I start my day with coffee... I actually didn't begin my coffee habit until my 30's, but my warm mug, my planner, and starting my day with intention is a MUST for me now!

  2. IEP Reviews - going over IEP documents parents have sent to me along with the parent telling me their top 3 concerns for their child's education. I'm reading and taking notes on how we can use their child's IEP...
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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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