#177: Life Skills or Academic Skills?
Life Skills or Academic Skills? Don’t force yourself to make a choice! Both are critical for a child to be prepared for their future. How can you integrate life skills into academic routines? Listen in to learn a few...View Episode
#176: What's Your Special Education Story?
When Special Education teachers and parents start sharing their stories of why they need IEPs to be different, change starts to happen.Maybe you’ll even decide to use your story to help others!Download Master IEP...View Episode
#175: Workload Overload for Special Education Teachers
Workload Overload isn’t just a teacher problem in Special Education. It’s everyone’s problem.Parents, you can build trust by being honest with your child’s teacher about how you are going to advocate to make sure they...View Episode
#174: Cooking Up Collaboration in Special Education
When creating IEP goals, it is important to consider the student's needs not only in the classroom, but also at home. Goals that support students at both home and school are more likely to be achievable and lead to...View Episode
#173: Your Unexpected Life at the IEP Table
As a special education parent or teacher you can find yourself in the most unexpected situations and seasons in your life. Jillian Benfield, author of The Gift of the Unexpected, shares with us how you can live life...View Episode
#172: Moms Making a Difference After High School
If you’re a mom of a child with disability and you’re worried about what resources are available after high school… you’re probably a “Sue” or a “Julia”. You’re either going to build something new or make something...View Episode
#171: Scared Special Education Teachers Stepping Out
Special Education Teachers shouldn't have to choose between keeping their job or helping parents through the IEP process. It's possible to do both! Parents and Teachers, Grab this free list of 12 IEP Questions to...View Episode
#170: Could You Be a Master IEP Coach®?
I just finished leading the Master IEP Coach® Business Mentorship in Arizona. Parents, Teachers, Admins, and Therapists came together to learn how to become Master IEP Coaches® and use their expertise to help others...View Episode
#169: Collaborative Data Collection at Home and School
Collaborative data collection between home and school is an effective way to maximize IEP outcomes! Students need to master skills outside of the classroom environment and building independence in foundational skills...View Episode
#168: Research Based Reading Interventions
I didn't feel prepared to teach reading when I finished my college degree and became a certified Special Education teacher. After working in the field of Special Education for decades, I realized I wasn't alone. Join...View Episode
#167: New Tech You Need to Know About
When an IEP team wanted to dismiss a 12 year old boy from speech services because he wasn't making progress, it was time to get creative and find new resources! I'm fascinated by the technology at Control Bionics,...View Episode
#166: Southwest Meltdowns and Special Education
Just like the Southwest crews are not to blame for planes not flying, teachers are not to blame for schools not having the resources or support for executing appropriate IEPs. Just like the passengers are upset at the...View Episode