IEP Tips for Parents & Teachers: Before, During, After the Meeting

School has started. Your first IEP meeting is approaching.  Both parents and teachers are anxious about what this year will bring.  What will happen at the first IEP meeting? What Continue Reading →

Mythbusters! A Workshop for Families of Children with Special Needs

Williamsburg, VA: Thursday, April 15, 2010 from 4:30-6:00 PM Parents Engaged for Learning Equality (PELE), the Special Education Advocacy Clinic at WM Law School, will host a free workshop for Continue Reading →

“We’ve Seen It All” – Lessons from the Trenches

When it comes to special education, Becky McGee and her 19-year-old son, Kyle, feel as if they’ve seen it all. Ms. McGee hopes her hard-won lessons might benefit other parents. Continue Reading →

The Power of Getting Organized – Do it Right!

Last week on the Community Helpline, Kim asked “Should a child’s special education file include copies of all evaluations and reports, especially those requested for annual review?” Sharon answered: “Your Continue Reading →