Search Results for Individualized Educational Plan (IEP)
Binders and Breakdowns: A Mother’s Introduction to the Individualized Education Plan ProcessWritten By: Julie Wallach | Resource Creation By: Bridget Morton | Design By: Christy Bui
An Individualized Education Plan takes time to create and implement, often requiring a year or more of testing, meetings, and decision-making to determine appropriate educational instruction and supports for a student with special needs. When Angie digs into the process, she learns more about education than she ever thought possible, and wades through bureaucracy, advocating for her son.
The Sometimes Long and Winding Road to an Individualized Education ProgramWritten By Geoff Campbell | Resource Creation By Bridget Morton | Design By Sunny DiMartino
Maintaining an open line of communication with parents is important and often difficult, even in the best of circumstances. This is especially true when a struggling student is being evaluated for a possible disability—and an IEP—and a teacher’s continued updates throughout the process can provide worried parents with much-needed reassurance.
Advocating for your Adopted Child with Complex Developmental TraumaWritten By: Aleksandra Corwin, Lizzie Vance | Resource Creation By: Bridget Morton, Keli McNeill | Design By: Sunny DiMartino, Nathan Lueth, Christy Bui
Lori Hetzel is the mother of a child diagnosed with reactive attachment disorder (RAD). She describes the struggles her family encountered obtaining special education and resources for their daughter after they adopted her from Russia at age nine.