Saying NO at the IEP Table with Jenell Brown (Ep 119)

You need to say NO at the IEP table!

Master IEP Coach® Jenell Brown is here to encourage you to say no for your student and for yourself.

Before she became a Master IEP Coach®, Jenell started at the IEP table as a parent with little knowledge about the process. In the beginning she found...

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Behavior Plans in General Education with Maria, Ph.D, BCBA (Ep 118)

General Education Teachers - This one's for you!

Maria from @teachingbehaviortogether is here to give 3 strategies special education teachers can use to help gen ed teachers implement behavior plans.

Maria is a behavior specialist working in public schools, but her job is special! Her main role...

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Building Your IEP Community with Janice Fialka (Ep 117)

Let's talk Student Participation in the IEP process!

Janice Fialka is BACK for more self-advocacy strategies, creating interdependence, and understanding the world of teenagers. Building a community, both inside and outside of school, is essential to setting your student up for sucess!

Having...

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3 C's from the Master IEP Coach® Conference! (Ep 116)

I am FIRED UP for Special Education!

I can't wait to share with you 3 takeaways from the Master IEP Coach® Mentorship and Leadership Conference! Lean in and listen to how this community can help you celebrate your wins, share your worries, and breakthrough your struggles!


Last week, we...

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Big Feelings at the IEP Table with Janice Fialka (Ep 115)

Emotions at the IEP table are inevitable, but often they can derail the purpose of the meeting.

Special Education Parents, it's a delicate "dance of partnerships" to build trust with the professionals that come into our child's life. Author Janice Fialka writes books about creating meaningful...

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Self Regulation and Speech Therapy with Jessie Ginsburg (Ep 114)

If your child struggles to stay regulated or they receive speech therapy, we've got the person you need to know!

Jessie Ginsburg is a Sensory Integration trained speech-language pathologist and CEO of Pediatric Therapy Playhouse, a top-rated clinic in Los Angeles. Through her national...

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3 Things I'm Doing Different for 2022 Goals (Ep 113)

2022 just feels different, right?

This year, I'm giving myself permission to do things differently and enjoy it! Lean in and listen as I tell you 3 things I'm changing this year to reach my goals and why you should, too.


Looking Ahead Further
This year, instead of simply looking at Jan 1 to Dec...

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3 Strategies to Conquer Overwhelm (Ep 112)

Special Education Parents and Teachers... Change happens when we get ourselves together, but you can't do that if you are constantly overwhlemed. Work, home, friends, responsibilities-- it's a LOT!  Lean in and listen as I give you 3 strategies to conquer overwhelm in your life, one I did...

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Anything is Possible! (Ep 111)

In the Special Education and disability communities, we have to remember, almost ANYTHING is possible!

Yes, we have data. Yes, we can make educated guesses about the future. But hear me when I tell you: predictions aren't set in stone! These things only give us guidance on the next steps to take...

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Be Kind to Everyone with Jackie Moore (Ep 110)

Be Kind to Everyone-- a simple message with a BIG impact.

What once started as a way to teach job skills to her daughter with Autism, quickly took off into a movement for Jackie and Jordyn Moore. @SummerShirtProject is showing what's possible when individuals with disabilities are given the...

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New Executive Functioning Skills with Mike McLeod (Ep 109)

 

"Mom, where's my ______?"

Sound familiar?

Messy backpacks, hyperactivity, and daydreaming might be signs that your student needs to be taught more executive functioning skills. Students with ADHD or anxiety might be familiar with these services, but executive functioning skills aren't...

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Parent Input Statements are CRUCIAL!

 

Special Education Parents, you are the only constant on the IEP team, so your vision for your child's future is CRUCIAL to creating an effective IEP. Don't panic: you still don't have to write the goals--your teachers will handle that. But give them the opportunity to create goals that...

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