Get Uncomfortable!

Have you have gotten uncomfortable at the IEP table? Me too!

So many times it’s not because something WRONG is happening.

It’s because we are having tough conversations to make things RIGHT!

It’s ok to be uncomfortable at the IEP a table.

You (and your IEP team) should always...

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IEP Inclusion Tip

 

Flip flopping from one classroom to another classroom and expecting a child to instinctively know what is expected in each environment without preteaching…sets a child up for failure.

Let’s do then prep work to make sure inclusion is successful!

Free weekly IEP trainingevery...

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People are Going to Disagree with Your IEP Decisions...

Data matters. Parent input matters. Team expertise matters.

Other people might even have great ideas and input for you, BUT...

When other parents and teachers start judging you for decisions you’re making, it’s time to put in your ear plugs.

Nobody should be telling you what’s...

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Free IEP Download for Parents and Teachers

Special Education Parents and Teachers... If I could fix anything in Special Education for you, what would it be? Transparency is key to understanding how decisions about your student's IEP are made, but you need the right questions to get those answers.

Guess what? I have 12 MUST ASK...

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Parents do NOT dislike you...

 

It’s not about you. It’s about the system.

Special Education Teachers and Parents... you have more in common than you realize.

You both dislike how...

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Keeping Speech Therapy Fun with Hallie

Keeping students engaged in speech therapy as they reach middle school and beyond can be tough, but it also can be FUN! Get ready to take notes as Hallie drops strategies you need as a teacher and parent to keep kids engaged!

Connect with Hallie:
Web: https://speechtimefun.com  
Podcast:...

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IEP Truth

More is not always better inside of an IEP.

Overcomplicating the special education process steals a teacher's joy of teaching, confuses a parent, and stresses out the child.

Let's decide, as a team, to prioritize IEP goals that make sense for a child's future. Get the baseline data. Make our best...

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Podcast: Rare Beginnings with Madeline

Madeline, host of The Rare Life Podcast, shares with us the insights of how an IEP meeting looks and feels for a parent new to the IEP process and how parents and teachers can truly build trust and confidence with each other. Whether you're new to the IEP process or seasoned in the system,...

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Video: Rare Beginnings with Madeline

Madeline, host of The Rare Life Podcast, shares with us the insights of how an IEP meeting looks and feels for a parent new to the IEP process and how parents and teachers can truly build trust and confidence with each other. Whether you're new to the IEP process or seasoned in the system,...

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IEP Goals for the Future

Do you count your pennies at Target?
Do you only use a paper calendar and sticky notes as reminders?
Do you only shop in stores, in person?

Nope. You are swiping your debit card, looking at your phone, and browsing the latest deals on Amazon.

Yes. We need money skills, time management skills,...

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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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