Present Levels in the IEP – Only the School’s Perspective?

Parents talk with psychologist about recent psycho-educational evaluation

The school sent us a “draft” Present Level of Performance for math and told us our feedback was welcome. We wrote our draft and sent it back to the school. Continue Reading →

Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) Time Off for IEP Meetings

On August 8, 2019, Department of Labor (DOL) released an opinion letter on when parents can take Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) time off for IEP meetings. https://www.dol.gov/whd/opinion/FMLA/2019/2019_08_08_2A_FMLA.pdf This Guidance Continue Reading →

Coming Soon! Special Education Legal Developments & Cases 2018

Now available for Immediate Download in the Wrightslaw Store. Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2018 by Peter W.D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright (ISBN 978-1-892320-47-6, 146 pages). $19.95 Continue Reading →

My Child’s New Teacher Does NOT Know Him – What Can I Do?

If only the teacher really knew my child… That’s where you, as your child’s “case manager,” jump in. If the teacher does not know your child – then what?  You Continue Reading →

Effective Advocacy Strategies – Automatic in Real-Time!

Good advocates practice, practice, practice effective advocacy strategies! From Michigan Advocate Heather Eckner  – Effective advocates, who are seasoned in using tactics and strategies at IEP meetings, know what to Continue Reading →