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10 Things Sped Advocates Should NEVER Do at an IEP Meeting


1. Asking the music therapist  to include IEP goals that include  Karaoke songs from the last Kenny G album – or role modeling from the Dolly Parton does the best of Led Zepplin DVD. 2. Suggesting mud wrestling is a related service provided by an OT and can be reimbursed by Medicaid under the Affordable […]

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Did “Ancient Greeks Suffer from Sensory Integration Disorder”?


Have you ever devoted any thought to the origins of disabilities? No, you haven’t, and neither have I. That’s why I am writing this important article without having done any research whatsoever,” says Attorney-humorist Aimee Gilman. You want research, you have to pay for it. For free, I make it up as I go along. […]

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Top 10 Signs of Special Ed Advocate Burn Out


Check out these top 10 signs you might be suffering from “special ed advocate burn out” – submitted by one of our favorite Texas advocates. 10. You think of the peaceful park you like as a great place to have an IEP meeting. 9. You realize at the IEP meeting, the  psychotic special ed director, […]

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The Special Education Law Blog Earns 5 Stars!


The Special Education Law Blog by Charlie Fox, a Chicago Illinois attorney who is also the parent of child with a disability, is a remarkable and wonderful resource about special education law, news, and advocacy – and much more. Charlie’s commentary about special ed news around the country is timely, sincere and on target. Remember […]

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