If your child isn’t attending a summer learning program, you may worry about how he or she will keep up while school’s out. But you can help reinforce your child's IEP goals, even if he or she doesn’t have school services in the summer. Here’s how.
Are you concerned your child’s IEP isn’t working? Are you worried that even though the teacher is following the plan, your child still doesn’t seem to be making the progress you expect? Here are steps from Understood.org that you can take if you think your child’s IEP isn’t working. […]
It is important to document a strength and interest-based learning approach in the student’s IEP. This will assist the whole team in using this approach and will lead to more continuity and success throughout the student’s academic career.
The school evaluated my child and I don’t agree with the results. What can I do? Will I have to pay for another evaluation? Who will do the evaluation? If you disagree with the school district’s evaluation and/or recommendations, you have the right to request an Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE) at the school district’s expense. […]
Social skill is not a “service” but a functional skill necessary for daily living activities. Learn what the IDEA, the federal regulations, and the Commentary say about Present Levels of Functional Performance and IEP goals for functional skills. […]
In this edition of the Comments that Parents Hear blog posts, Chuck Noe, Education Specialist, addresses comments parents often face when trying to obtain social skills training for their child: “Your child does not have social skills deficits.” “We do not provide social skills training.” “We only provide social skills training for students with Autism.” […]