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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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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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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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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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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Special Education Parents and Teachers, Are you listening to the Special Education Inner Circle Podcast?  We have AWESOME guest experts showing up for YOU in the upcoming months! Now is the perfect time to catch up on the hot topics you need most.

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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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Believe in Your Child Until the World Thinks You're Crazy!

Yes! I've said it before and I'll say it again.

Believe in your child until the world thinks you're crazy. Then believe more!

 

Your child need someone like you in their corner every day.  Conversations at the IEP table can be uncomforatble, but that just means you are doing everything...

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IEP Goal Writing for Parents (Ep 103)

 

Special Education Parents, you are the expert on your child. You know your child better than anyone else. Still, IEP goal writing can be stressful for parents. Lean on the education experts to help you create meaningful goals that will support your student in further education,...

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Transform Your Perspective with Jillian Benfield (Ep 101)

 

"Parenting a child with a disability is the hardest thing that I've ever done AND it is also the greatest joy of my life." Lean in and listen as Jillian Benfield describes how changing her perspective and her language helps advocate for the needs of her son with Down Syndrome. Jillian's...

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IEP Goal Writing for Parents

Parents have been asking me for 25 years how to write their child's IEP goals. Instead of teaching them to write SMART goals (that's the teacher's job!) I share how create an AWESOME parent input statement and then focus on three things...

1. What does your child already know?
2. What is...

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Don't forget your Self-Care!

Special Education Teachers and Parents,

This week is going to demand a lot of you.

Take care of you, your space, and your thoughts.

Don't forget to share this with your fellow teachers and parents!

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