Special Education Inner Circle

Special Education Inner Circle

Hosted by: Catherine Whitcher

The Special Education Inner Circle podcast is hosted by Catherine Whitcher, M.Ed, founder of the Master IEP Coach® Mentorship + Network. Get your notebook ready as Catherine brings you real-world strategies for...

Episodes

#113: 3 Things I'm Doing Different for 2022 Goals

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2022 just feels different, right? This year, I'm giving myself permission to do things differently and enjoy it! Lean in and listen as I tell you 3 things I'm changing this year to reach my goals and why you should,...
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#112: 3 Strategies to Conquer Overwhelm

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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...
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#111: Anything is Possible!

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In the Special Education and disability communities, we have to remember, almost ANYTHING is possible! Yes, we have data. Yes, we can make educated guesses about the future. But hear me when I tell you: predictions...
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#110: Be Kind to Everyone with Jackie Moore

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Be Kind to Everyone-- a simple message with a BIG impact. What once started as a way to teach job skills to her daughter with autism, quickly took off into a movement for Jackie and Jordyn Moore. @SummerShirtProject...
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#109: New Executive Functioning Skills with Mike McLeod

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"Mom, where's my ______?"  Messy backpacks, hyperactivity, and daydreaming might be signs that your student needs to be taught more executive functioning skills. Lean in and listen as Michael McLeod from...
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#108: AAC for Beginners with Ms. Lucy

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Assistive technology doesn't have to be intimidating! Introducing assistive communication technology and strategies in early childhood is a game changer for students struggling with communication and Lucy is here to...
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#107: Chaotic Behaviors with Dayna Abraham

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Have chaos in your classroom or home? It's okay to not know what to do! Dayna Abraham, from Calm the Chaos, is here to help shift your perspective on meltdowns and take in the bigger picture on spiraling behaviors....
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#106: Exploring Dyslexia with Meredith Mitchell

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Dyslexia: You may know what it is, but do you know how to support a student struggling with it? Master IEP Coach® Meredith Mitchell dives into the coping skills she used growing up with dyslexia. Lean in and listen to...
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#105: Feeling Out of Options and Stuck

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Feeling like you're stuck and out of options? You are not alone! Here's two steps to evaluate and adjust the approach to your child's education without calling ANOTHER IEP meeting! BONUS: I have a very special...
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#104: 3 Things Bri LOVES about Her Classroom!

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Teacher of the Year Bri Shoulders is bringing the REALNESS to her Moderate Intellectual Disabled (MOID) K-2 Classroom. Her joy in the face of challenges and her passion for purposefully written IEPs is contagious!...
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#103: IEP Goal Writing for Parents

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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...
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#102: Special Ed DMs that Made Me Cringe

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I LOVE connecting with my followers through my DMs, but it's not all positive. Today, I'll share 2 messages that need some clarification. I'm sharing these so that you have the knowledge of what is incorrect in this...
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