“The rules around what you can and can’t do during an IEP meeting are tricky. Can you take notes during the meeting? Can you record it? Here are some common questions about parent rights during IEP meetings, and answers to help.”
“Knowing which laws do what is a big part of understanding the difference between an IEP and a 504 plan. Explore more details about your child’s legal rights. And if you need help navigating special education law in your state, consider reaching out to your local Parent Training and Information Center. The people there can answer questions and give practical advice on issues specific to your area.”
“The Supreme Court ruled today that Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) must give kids with disabilities more than a de minimis, or minimal, educational benefit. The ruling could have a big effect on school services for kids with learning and attention issues.”
“Don’t assume they’ve already read the report—even if they’re on your child’s IEP team.”
Over the years, her son’s ADHD caused him a lot of grief. But finding the right teacher fit made all the difference. Read this mom’s story. Source: ADHD & Teacher Fit | What It Taught Me About My Son
Education changes everything and, with the right information, parents can be better prepared to advocate for their child.
It might be difficult to understand what a child or loved one with autism is going through, but it’s still possible to imagine it. via I Had No Idea That Life on the Spectrum Is Like THIS! Totally Changed My Perspective | The Autism Site Blog.
At your next IEP meeting, the team will be talking about how FAPE will be delivered to your child. Know what a Free Appropriate Public Education means for your child with an IEP! http://www.wrightslaw.com/info/fape.index.htm