Mandi: I requested an IEP meeting for my son in January. The school has been fighting me, extended time to collect more data. My son has ADD and Aspergers and has been having serious meltdowns, 2 a day. He refuses to do work, gets stuck on topics, etc. At the meeting they combined all kinds of data like work quality, raising his hand, together with behavior & meltdowns so it raised his score to 79% a day. He could not score lower than a 33% because there were no 0’s possible. All the team did was talk about plans for collecting more data, set a meeting for the last week in April, 2 weeks before school lets out. They asked teacher if his behavior was getting better, she said “no, worse.” They rephrased it and said “you have a lot of good adaptions in place that are working” and the teacher was like “yes.” So I feel like they are trying to drag this out and avoid an IEP while skewing data. How can I fight this? I had no idea they could even just avoid the word “IEP” all of the sudden and move forward.