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

The Guidance Counselor ignored our parental consent form and conducted tests on our daughter against our written instructions, even though she signed the form acknowledging our wishes and concerns. Our Continue Reading →

10 Tips for Schools – Avoiding Confrontation with Parents!

Building an effective parent-school relationship works both ways. Navigating the confusing world of special education and the IEP process is difficult and stressful.  Positive collaboration by all players is in Continue Reading →

IEP Says, “Mother’s Lack of Trust for School Staff Causes Daughter’s Lack of Progress”

My daughter’s IEP states: Mother’s lack of trust for school and staff continues to hinder her daughter’s ability to make progress socially and emotionally. Can they write this about me Continue Reading →

Walk in the School’s Shoes: Help them WANT to Help Your Child

As a parent, your ultimate goal is to educate school personnel so they want to help your child. The most important ability to use in resolving problems with the school Continue Reading →