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Join us for our four part Facebook Live series, “Gearing Up for the New School Year”, as we discuss implementing the IEP, making changes without an ARD meeting, who to contact when issues arise, and what steps you can take when the IEP is not working for your child!
The school year is under way and so are the homework assignments. All kids need homework support from their parents and teachers. Many children with disabilities, however, require additional assistance. Here is some advice from the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to ensure that students and their parents are appropriately challenged and not too overwhelmed. […]
The following is a collection of effective communication skills that can be used to encourage solution oriented conversations. 1. Know who and how to contact the right person to address your concerns. Identify your concerns and the outcomes you would like to see. “We really need to focus on…” Focus positively on the issue at hand and strive not to allow negativity to take control. “I’m sure we’ll find a good solution to…” Talk to the person closest to your child first, for example, your child’s teacher. […]
It’s time to get the kids ready for back to school with new clothes, a fresh supply of notebooks and maybe a cool new backpack. But what about you? Are you prepared for your special needs child to start school? Even if your child already has an IEP (Individualized Education Program), remember, it’s just a “plan.” For your child to get the full advantage (and hopefully significant progress) from the IEP, your participation in and preparation for its implementation is critical. Here are 10 homework assignments to help your child to make a successful transition into the new school year: [...]
The end of summer is in sight, and parents everywhere are feeling that inevitable anxiety over how to make the most of the upcoming school year. With that in mind, here are some dos and don’ts for families who want to start the school year right.