The Best Kept Secret of the Master IEP Coach® Community

Are you ready for one of the best kept secrets of the Master IEP Coach® Community? 

The advice that we give to all of our one-on-one clients to get better results during their IEP meetings? How do we help parents actively participate in their child's meetings instead of just listening...

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No More IEP Parties! (Ep 142)

IEP Parties are not what you think they are... 

I've spent the last few months traveling across the country to work with both Special Education and General Education teachers and one conversation really caught my attention!

One of my favorite things to teach is the difference between Special...

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Master IEP Coach® Spotlight: Lisa Wright

Meet Lisa Wright, Master IEP Coach® from California!

"My focus is always on staying curious about the child and making sure we're making choices as a team that honor who that child is and how they learn."

How did Lisa end up at an IEP table?

Lisa initially found herself at the IEP table as a...

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Individualizing an IEP Doesn't Have to Be So Tough! with Alli from n2y (Ep 141)

Individualizing an IEP can be so tough, but it doesn't have to be!  I'm so excited to have Alli from n2y here because there's so much that they deliver to our Special Education community.  Master IEP Coach® and n2y have been working together for a few years now to help provide...

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3 Helpful Questions You Should Be Asking About Your IEP by Tasha Whittaker-Bennett

Does your child need an extra helping hand while at school? 

Do you find yourself asking “What school would give my child the support they need?”

Under IDEA, public schools have to provide a free and appropriate education program, which is outlined in each child’s...

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3 IEP Wins You Need to Hear! (Ep 140)

Let's share some IEP wins!

We're always talking in Special Education about all the struggles, all the overwhelm, all the exhaustion! But I have to share with you 3 WINS that have been happening inside the Master IEP Coach community over and over! These are the exact words coming from our Coaches...

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Deciding What Accommodations Best Fit into a Child's IEP by Meredith Mitchell

As a special education teacher, I have written hundreds of IEPs (Individualized Education Programs) for students. One of the questions that often come up at an IEP meeting is “What type of Accommodations can the student have?” In an IEP a student can have many different...

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Creative Calming Strategy with Michael and Luce (Ep 139)

Stress, anxiety, overwhelm... that's an understatement of what's happening in our school systems, especially in Special Education! 

That's exactly why I've brought Michael and Luce from Calm Strips to the Special Education Inner Circle podcast today! You might have recently seen Calm Strips...

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Questions That Parents Should Ask at the IEP Table by Lindsey Prouty

As you walk into the parking lot of your child’s school after their IEP meeting, your brain feels like mush and you ask yourself, “Wait, where did I park?”. You get in the car, turn on the AC, and think “Oh darn, I didn’t ask about x,y,z” or “Wait, what...

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You Can't Fix an IEP Without THIS! (Ep 138)

You simply can't fix an IEP without THIS! 

CONSISTENCY! You all know, I've been doing this for a long time, so when someone comes to me saying, "I need to get this IEP fixed", my first advice is always, "Okay, let's check in and see what's being done consistently with the current document."...

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Master IEP Coach® Spotlight: Abbey Butcher

Meet Abbey Butcher, Master IEP Coach® from Colorado!

"I love coaching families and helping to empower them to be the best advocates for their children."

How did Abbey end up at an IEP table?

Abbey has always had a fascination with human behavior and wanted to work with Special Needs...

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Get Inclusion Collaboration Minutes in the IEP (Ep 137)

Special education and general education teachers have to work together for inclusion to work... but what does that really look like?

At this very moment, I'm packing to present special education strategies at a HUGE teacher conference in Orlando. I'm so excited to share some simple, game-changing...

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