Special Education Inner Circle

Special Education Inner Circle

Hosted by: Catherine Whitcher

The Special Education Inner Circle podcast is hosted by Catherine Whitcher, M.Ed, founder of the Master IEP Coach® Mentorship + Network. Get your notebook ready as Catherine brings you real-world strategies for...

Episodes

When Teachers Need More Parent Involvement

Season #1

We often hear about parents being loud at the IEP table, but what happens when a parent is not involved with the IEP process? Use these 3 steps to help parents become an active, engaged, equal member of the IEP...
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Dads at the IEP Table with Jamiel

Season #1

Ready to see more dads at the IEP table? As a Father of a 12-year-old who is on the Autism spectrum, Jamiel Owens is truly an advocate for his son Shayne. After missing many IEP meetings in the beginning, Jamiel is...
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1:1 Aide Support, Is It Possible?

Season #1

If you've ever struggled with the conversation about 1:1 aide support during the IEP process, here are 3 steps to help you get unstuck! Follow on Instagram: @catherinewhitcher Free IEP Trainings at www.IEPmasterclass.com
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Rare Beginnings with Madeline

Season #1 Episode #87

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...
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Different, A Great Thing to Be with Heather Avis

Season #1 Episode #86

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...
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Quality in Special Education with Braelan

Season #1 Episode #85

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. ...
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Research Based Advocacy Reduces Overwhelm

Season #1 Episode #84

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...
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ESY is Not Just for Regression

Season #1 Episode #83

Have you ever heard that ESY is only available if a child with an IEP shows regression?  If this is new information to you... it's time to become a Master IEP Coach to help yourself and others! www.masterIEPcoach.com
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Language Based Learning Disabilities with Dr. Franklin

Season #1 Episode #82

Language Based Learning Disabilities can feel like a mystery to parents and teachers. Dr. Franklin brings us an easy to understand perspective of how to support our struggling learners and document their progress! ...
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Toxic Expectations in Special Education

Season #1 Episode #81

The expectations of parents and teachers in Special Education to drop everything for the next meeting, the latest text, or the incoming phone call is real. Now, what will you do to stop it? Get IEP help:...
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Children's Mental Health with Dr. Roseann

Season #1 Episode #80

We need to change the way we view and treat Children's Mental Health, especially in our school system.    From Special Education strategies to stress relief steps you can take at home, Dr. Roseann helps you thinking...
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IEP Teams Align, Students Shine with n2y

Season #1 Episode #79

We're always looking for the next best thing at the IEP table. As parents and teachers, we know the importance of helping a child SHINE each and every day. To make that happen, we as the team, need to get into...
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