Becoming a Lifelong Reader with Dr. Cleary (Episode 97)

Dr. Cleary has experienced being an Assistant Superintendent, Principal, and parent to a daughter with a disability. Throughout all of her different perspectives at the IEP table, the lack of reaching reading goals and access to technology to support reading has been a common theme. Hear how she...

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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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Prepping for Inclusion is Prepping for Real Life (Episode 96)

A little prep work goes a long way when including a child who learned differently in many different environments. Not only will the child be more successful in their school community, but they will also find more success in the REAL WORLD!

Love this episode? It's your time to become a Master IEP...

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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!

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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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Kind Words Make a Difference (Episode 93)

"I see you" can be one of the greatest compliments a parent and teacher can give each other. Listen in to more kind words that have been exchanged between IEP team members. These words can make a huge difference in building trust and confidence within your IEP team!

Surround yourself with...

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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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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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Video Podcast: Quality in Special Educaiton with Braelan

A college education does not automatically equal quality in Special Education services. Braelan shares simple, yet strategic steps with teachers and parents to help bring more substance to a child's school day.

Connect with Braelan Martin:
Blog: t.ly/uQCQ
YouTube: t.ly/nGOe
IG: ...

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Video: Research Based Advocacy Reduces Overwhelm

The word advocacy brings up so many emotions in Special Education, but RESEARCH based advocacy for school and therapies can help everyone find the next right step for a child! Jenny from AAPM will tell you how and share a resource she's creating for everyone!

Connect with Jenny:
AUTISM ADVOCATE...

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