IEP FAQs: Can Parents Demand a Member of the IEP Team be Excluded?

A Guidance Counselor ignored our parental consent form and conducted some tests on our daughter against our written instructions, even though she also signed the form acknowledging our concern. Our Continue Reading →

Parents Are Not Members of the IEP Team … Say What!?

I’m a special education teacher. At a meeting today, our sped director told us that “parents are not a part of the IEP Team.” The director indicated that implementing an Continue Reading →

A Parent’s Nasty Email: Cry for Help or Reality Check?

I received the strangest email the other day, and I don’t know why. The email was a very curt response from a parent (I’ll call her Thelma) to a teacher. Continue Reading →