Tag: IEP

April brings showers and IEP meetings

April brings showers and IEP meetings

April is a time when most school systems schedule meetings with parents to review all of the services their child is receiving and to establish a plan ...
January – a time to get your child’s records organized

January – a time to get your child’s records organized

If you have a child with special needs, you will find that you collect enough reports, medical statements, doctor’s notes, school IEPs or 504s, and a ...
Learning differences, disabilities and disorders – are they all the same?

Learning differences, disabilities and disorders – are they all the same?

In a word…no. People learn differently. Some people need to hear information in order to learn it; others need to see or write down items in order ...
Kids with special needs head back to school

Kids with special needs head back to school

The start of school is an exciting time for most children and their parents. Many children with special needs eagerly anticipate the start of a new sc ...
How to find camps for children with special needs

How to find camps for children with special needs

It’s the time of year when school is wrapping up and kids of all ages are looking forward to summer fun. Children with special needs are no exception. ...
From summer to school – the big transition

From summer to school – the big transition

The transition from summertime to the school year can be a daunting one for any child. For a child with special needs, it can be especially difficult. ...
IEP reviews in April

IEP reviews in April

If your child has a disability and has an IEP, you may already know that April is usually the month when mandatory yearly reviews and IEP updates happ ...
IEPs on TV

IEPs on TV

It used to be that the term “IEP” was unknown to most people. If you mentioned it in conversation, most people would not know that you were referring ...
What is peer-reviewed research?

What is peer-reviewed research?

You may have heard that your child’s program should be based on "peer reviewed research."  But, what does that mean? Peer-reviewed research is when ...
Turning 3 – the leap from early intervention to special ed

Turning 3 – the leap from early intervention to special ed

Is your little one currently in an early intervention program but going to “age out” because her third birthday is fast approaching?  If so, here’s wh ...