How to Respond to an IEP – Top 5 Tips for Parents

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in IEP | No Comments
How to Respond to an IEP – Top 5 Tips for Parents

As many parents of children with special needs know all too well, figuring out how to respond to a proposed Individualized Education Plan (IEP) can be a challenge.  Here are some tips for parents who may be wondering whether or not they should accept or reject a proposed IEP: 1.   Take Your Time.  The law […]

IEP Team Meetings – 10 Tips for Parents

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in General, IEP Team | No Comments
IEP Team Meetings – 10 Tips for Parents

Spring is here, which means that not only is it officially baseball season (go Sox!), but also that it is officially annual IEP Team meeting time.  For parents who find these meetings to be a little overwhelming or frustrating, here are some tips that I hope will be helpful: 1.             Be Prepared.  Take some time […]

Who Should Be Part of Your Child’s IEP Team?

Posted by on Feb 14, 2013 in IEP Team | No Comments
Who Should Be Part of Your Child’s IEP Team?

Have you ever wondered who is supposed to be on your child’s IEP Team?  According to federal regulations, school districts are required to ensure that every student’s IEP Team includes: (1)  The parents of the child; (2) Not less than one regular education teacher of the child (if the child is, or may be, participating […]