2013 Top Ten Signs of Special Ed Advocate Burn Out

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Subtitle: Why you may need a trip to a COPAA

Law Would Give Parents Final Say About Special Diploma Track

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A proposed law moving quickly through the Legislature would give parents of kids receiving special education services the final say about their child’s placement on a special diploma track.

Retention is Not a Form of “Specialized Instruction”

2016-11-10T10:11:54-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The school wanted to retain my son who has an

Appropriate Education for Your Child – 02/15/2013

2013-02-16T10:06:13-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Unfortunately, our guest Howard Glasser, was unavailable for this morning's

Wright’s Law: Why Schools Usually Say “No!”

2016-11-10T10:11:56-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My son is going to middle school. Same district, new

NCIE Webinar: Creating Inclusive IEPs

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This February 20th webinar will focus on IEPs that target students’ full participation in inclusive general education classrooms and specify the supports needed for success.

Q&A: IDEA and child care

2013-01-05T17:37:36-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This 4-page brief explains the basics of the Individuals with

IEP Team Member Apology: A Template for “Not Knowing It All – After All”

2012-12-29T21:22:02-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you just committed a real faux pas but find

Adding the I to IEP: H is at the table

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We worked with the wonderful team at H’s Distributed Learning

Special ed in distress A few schools get it right, but complaints and lawsuits are mounting against a troubled program serving 7,000 Seattle students.

2012-10-21T10:55:44-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Five years ago, a high-profile report found that Seattle's public-school

Why Won’t the School Provide Homebound Instruction?

2012-10-19T16:14:26-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My child’s doctor recommended homebound instruction. The school said they

AAPC Publishing Releases Lesson Plan a la Carte: Integrated Planning for Students With Special Needs

2012-10-02T11:58:51-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Integrate learning objectives with therapeutic supports and necessary modifications right

USC’s Special Ed Infographic

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Welcome to Making Special Education Actually Work, the official blog

Another School year !!

2012-12-15T23:59:57-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Another school year begins August the 16th for us. My

What is the Timeline for Developing a Section 504 Plan?

2012-08-14T13:04:11-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My 6 year old daughter had her 3 year reevaluation.

Teaching Reading to Children with Special Needs

2012-07-26T08:40:22-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On Friday July 27, 2012, Nicole and Terri will be

School-Wide PBIS & Teachers Who Bully

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One reason, I suspect, is that people are so focused

Bullying Prevention State Laws

2015-02-16T08:37:48-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This new brief focuses on bullying prevention legislation. To date,

A Letter to Parents of Children with Special Needs

2012-07-05T13:36:06-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I hope you have an enjoyable and relaxing summer with

Assistive Technology – What is UDL, NIMAS, and AIM?

2012-05-28T22:20:07-04:00By |Categories: Articles, Assistive Technology, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) creates a national