On Track for Independent Living: New App for Pennsylvania Students with Disabilities

Pennsylvania teens and young adults with disabilities now have access to a free app designed to help them find jobs, manage their needs and get on track to living independently. Continue Reading →

Can We Include a Health Care Plan in My Child’s IEP?

My 7th grade daughter is in an advanced academic program. The proposed IEP accommodations allow her to turn in homework late, with a penalty. We are transition planning for college Continue Reading →

OSEP Updates and Q & A on Secondary Transition

Update: May 2017. OSEP updated its guidance on identifying postsecondary goals in training, education, employment, and, where appropriate, independent living. A Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students Continue Reading →

What’s the Intent of a Summary of Performance?

When I asked the IEP team about my son’s Summary of Performance, I got the “deer in the headlights” look – they didn’t even know what it was.  We finally Continue Reading →