3 IEP Questions Answered (Ep 157)

What if FBAs and BIPs are feeling like the same thing over and over without big results?

What if you find another child’s name in the IEP?

What should parents ask during a classroom or special education program tour?

Get answers to these 3 questions on this episode of the Special Education...

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I Wish I Would've Known About IEPs and Inclusion from Day One

When my son was first diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, I knew we would be looking at therapy, that at age three he would begin preschool, and that the word “IEP” was being discussed around us.

I had a very loose and generic understanding of what that document meant. I knew it...

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Master IEP Coach® Spotlight: Shelley Kenow

Meet Shelley Kenow IEP Consultant, Master IEP Coach® from Illinois!

"Going into the Mentorship," said Shelley, "I thought, 'Oh I already know all the IEP stuff, I just need the business side of things', and I was very wrong. Catherine illuminated things in the world of Special Education that...

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Managing Emotions at the IEP Table

A question came up inside our Master IEP Coach® community: What’s the best advice for someone who can get emotional at the IEP table?  

Master IEP Coach® Leah Rivers brought up this topic because she often finds herself becoming emotional at her children’s IEP...

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3 Questions I Always Ask the IEP Team by Stephanie Mongiovi

 

It is common for parents to feel nervous and unsure when they attend their first IEP meeting, and they do not know what to expect. You walk into a room with various staff from the school who you have not yet been acquainted with, and you end up feeling like a fish out...

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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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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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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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Are IEPs for More than Just Academics? by Amanda DeLuca

When my son was first diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at the age of two, I quickly learned we were now navigating a world I knew nothing about. I knew his IEP needed to work on more than just math equations and reading readiness... what we needed was an IEP document for more than just...

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Schedule your IEP Event for Parents and Teachers!

Get all your IEP Questions answered... FAST!

Give me a room full of parents and/or teachers, Starbucks cups filled to the brim, and brand new notebooks with flair pens ready to write and I'll give you IEP answers and strategies you've never heard before!

Now scheduling 2021 -2022 IEP workshops...

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3 of My Favorite Questions to Ask at the IEP Table

 

Teachers and Parents, Ask the tough questions at the IEP table!

See that second question, that's a HUGE one for every parent to ask.

Teachers often do NOT have the tools, curriculum, or training to do what is being promised at the IEP table.

They are searching left over supply closets for...

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