How Do Functional Skills Fit Into an IEP? by Heather Cacioppo

Imagine how you would feel if someone told you what you had to wear on a daily basis and never let you pick your own dessert. This person also picked what you had to watch on tv and never let you have an opinion of what to listen to on the radio. 

You weren’t doing these things...

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3 IEP Goal Writing Tips

IEP goals need to be so much more than just a well-written SMART goal. We should ALWAYS see the child's interests built into their IEP... that's what makes it unique!

 

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Visit www.iepchecklist.com and grab all the IEP freebies you want! Maybe I'll...

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4 Steps to Conquering Conflict

Woah! Did you see #3?!?! This is something I LOVE to use to help parents and teachers keep everything in perspective. Will the IEP issue you're having matter in 5 years? If yes, carry on with finding a solution. If no, maybe you could let it go?

What's the biggest IEP struggle on your mind...

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Stop Cramming IEP Goals

An IEP is not supposed to cover every detail of every skill that a child will learn during their school day. Decide right now, today, that you will focus on the highest priorities for your child or student to be successful in preparing for further education, employment, and independent living.

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IEP Goal Genius Zone

Special Education Parents and Teachers...

 

An IEP goal isn't about just the state standards. 

It isn't about just what the teacher wants to teach. 

Nor is it just what a parent asks for.

 

It's a whole combination of what is required, the expertise at the IEP table, and...

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