Too many IEP goals can lead to chaos inside of a child's school day. Learn steps to Measure What Matters inside (and outside) of a child's school day and see more progress than ever before!
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LIVE Podcast Recording: The Special Education Inner Circle - Your IEP Checklist
This is NOT an old school IEP checklist!
IEPs have many boxes to check and forms to fill out, but somehow it always feels like we are missing something when we leave the IEP table.
Use these 13 IEP Checkpoints to...
It's time to think about Inclusion + IEPs differently to help students receive an appropriate education that truly prepares them for further education, employment, and independent living.
1. Inclusion is an experience, not a place.
2. Inclusion should be centered on strengths &...
Have you ever thought of picking up and moving to a better district? Almost every special needs parent & IEP team member I've ever talked to has had the same dream. But, will IEP progress really improve in a district with more resources? Maybe. Maybe Not.
With dozens of pages in every IEP it can be hard to focus and prioritize for everyone at the IEP table.
When you look at the details in these 6 areas of the IEP, the rest can fall into place.
- Parent Input Statement
- Data (simplify!)
- Measurable Goals (don't make this complicated)
I could talk for hours about what a Master IEP Coach® is and is not, but let me try and sum it up quickly. We are parents, teachers, therapists and admins, who KNOW that Special Education shouldn't be so hard. We have the tools and strategies to make it easier!
For 20+ years I've been...
Let's get focused on where to look in your IEP paperwork!
Yes, there are dozens of boxes to check and forms to fill out, but when you focus on these 6 pieces, everything else fits together smoothly.
1. Parent Input Statement - No matter where you live in the country, every IEP has a section for...
1. Listen in on what a Parent Input statement is and where to find it.
2. Get out your child's or a student's IEP and look for this section.
3. If you can't find it, go here and I'll help you www.specialedinnercircle.com
4. If this section is clear in the IEP, CELEBRATE!
5. If not, fill...
Inclusive experiences between special education and general education students within Generation Z are going to need more support for all students than ever before. Use this new perspective to build inclusive experiences that are successful for everyone involved.
Stop thinking you're supposed to do Special Education alone. Parents & Teachers if you had an honest conversation with each other, you'd find out that nobody expects one person to know everything about Special Education.
It's time to stop figuring out special education by yourself and...
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About: As a special needs sibling, certified special education teacher, and special needs parent, Catherine...