What was appropriate before may never be appropriate again in your child/student's IEP. Listen in and then join me to become a Master IEP Coach® at www.masterIEPcoach.com
What was appropriate in an IEP yesterday is not appropriate today.
What was appropriate in a child's IEP yesterday may NEVER be appropriate again.
Want to learn how to change special education together, FOREVER?
Join me in the Master IEP Coach® Mentorship this summer!
Parents, Teachers, & Districts are all struggling to figure out what to do next for special education services & IEPs, in these uncertain times.
Join Catherine Whitcher, M.Ed for this online talk to ask your questions, get answers and see the HOPE + POSSIBILITIES of the GOOD that can...
BCBA Helps with Behavior Expectations at Home During COVID 19 Crisis
Special Needs Parents & Special Education Teachers, Get more help at:
Schools are closing left and right due to COVID 19 and the stress level of special needs parents is higher than ever.
Allison Sweatman shares 3 easy strategies you can do today to feel more in control and less chaotic as we tackle this uncertain time.
People ask me all the time how after two decades of working on IEPs I can still be excited, joyful and full of hope.
It's because I refused to get burnt out by all the fighting words and actions in Special Education.
Parents & Teachers, I get why Special Education struggles are real,...
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!
Need more help? www.catherinewhitcher.com
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...