Giving Up? Discontinuing Services Due to “No Improvement!”?

My twin sons have autism. We have an IEP meeting tomorrow.  The boys’ Occupational Therapist/Physical therapist just called me and said that he was going to suggest to discontinue OT/PT Continue Reading →

More About Evaluations…

Can a parent request that the school use exactly the same tests when evaluating a student for his triennial IEP?  We want the same tests conducted to compare progress. No, Continue Reading →

4 Year Old With Behavior Problems: Eligible for Special Education Services?

I am a counselor with the local mental health agency. I’m working with a 4 year old boy who has been “kicked out of” two preschool programs for behavior problems. Continue Reading →

School Evaluations: Should schools provide parents with a copy before an IEP meeting?

Last month, we posted Independent Evaluations: Should parents provide a copy to the school? at http://www.wrightslaw.com/blog/independent-evaluations-should-parents-provide-a-copy-for-the-school/ That post elicited a number of comments before dropping off the sidebar. Recently, a Continue Reading →