Engaging All Learners is Possible! with Hope & Wade King (Ep 134)

Engaging all learners in all classrooms sounds almost impossible, but Hope & Wade King are here with us to show us how to get it done!

While Hope & Wade aren't regulars at the IEP table, they are both incredible, passionate educators who recognize the need to have a 360 view of the...

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Last Resort Special Education Room with Sam P., The ED Queen (Ep 132)

We all know the idea of "that special education classroom" that seems to be the last resort for a child who is struggling to find their place within the school.

That's exactly why I brought Sam to the Inner Circle podcast, so we can tackle the tough topics of "that" classroom. Sam P., is a...

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Take the Fluff Out of Your IEP To-Do List (Ep 131)

It's time for you to give yourself permission to take the fluff out of your IEP to-do list!

Lean in and listen to this quick, honest message about how to focus on what NEEDS to get done. I've got three strategies to help you right now!

Look, I've been doing this for over 25 years, and I've...

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Connection vs. Compliance with Katja Piscitelli (Ep 130)

There's a lot of talk about compliance during the school day for students who have an IEP.

What should your child be doing? What guidelines do they need to follow? What needs to happen? And is this compliance or connection? All of these things get wrapped up into a bigger emotional conversation....

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3 Keys to AAC in the IEP (Ep 129)

AAC, also known as augmentative and alternative communication, is key part of so many IEPs!

You might remember our episode from a few months ago with Lucy from @thealternativewaytoprek all about AAC for early learners. (It's definitely one you need to check out if you missed it.) She also did a...

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You are More Than a Special Education Parent or Teacher (Ep 128)

You are more than a teacher. You are more than a parent. You are MORE!

That's exactly why I brought Amanda DeLuca and Kate Swenson on the show to talk about a topic that's quite often seen as taboo. We're going to hit some of those tough questions and give you some bigger solutions, too.

Amanda...

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3 Thoughts on Building a Business that Employs Disabled Adults (Ep 127)

We just added another AMAZING speaker to our Master IEP Coach®️ VIP Weekend in Milwaukee!

And this new speaker has me thinking about all the things I've thought about a lot as a special needs sibling, as a former Special Education teacher in the classroom, as the founder of Master IEP Coach®️ and...

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Special Education Doesn't Need to Be So Cold (Ep 126)

"Show me the data. What's this child's eligibility category? What does the latest behavior data look like? Tell me what the medical diagnosis is for this child."

All these things are so clinical, but special education doesn't have to feel so cold. Today, we're going to talk about how to...

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Reminder About Choosing Special Education Placements (Ep 124)

An important reminder from Catherine about choosing classrooms for children with an IEP. This episode was recorded LIVE on YouTube. Follow Master IEP Coach®️ on YouTube here.

My favorite tool to give out to special education parents and teachers is my IEP Checklist with 12 Hard Questions you NEED...

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IEPs & Parenting on the Hard Days with Megan Champion (Ep 123)
We're always talking about resources for teachers and students, but what about Mom?

The special education journey can feel extremely lonely and that's why Megan Champion is here! Megan built Mothers Together, a supportive community for mothers raising neurodivergent children, to help others...
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Simple IEP Transition Planning Strategies with Heather (Ep 122)

Transition planning can feel like such a mystery! 

We're taking the fear out of planning for life after school.  Heather from A Love for Special Learning is sharing 5 things you may not know about transition programming and services.

Although transition programming doesn't happen...

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Speech Delays, Disorders, and Differences with Cari Ebert, MS, CCC-SLP (Ep 121)

Speech delays, disorders, and differences - what does it all mean for our students with IEPs?

Get ready to take notes as Cari Ebert shares her thoughts on the current state of special education and what neurodiversity affirming educational practice can look like!

Cari Ebert, MS, CCC-SLP, is a...

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