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 →

Wrightslaw: All About IEPs – On Sale Now!

New Book! Wrightslaw: All About IEPs is at the printer now! Shipping second week of December                        $12.95    Order now Answers more than 200 frequently asked questions & introduces Continue Reading →

OSEP Publishes Revised Q/A on Discipline

The implementing federal special education regulations for IDEA 2004 became effective in October 2006. Additional regulations were published in December 2008. In June 2009, OSEP published a revised series of Continue Reading →

Transitional Programs on College Campuses or in the Community

My daughter, 19, has Down syndrome. The district wants to keep her in high school. I do not feel it is appropriate. I have signed her up at a community Continue Reading →

Do Students Have to be out of Resource Room by 9th Grade to go to College?

You asked: “Do students need to be out of the resource room by 9th grade in order to go to college?” I’m confused about this question. A “resource room” is Continue Reading →

Help! My son with LD graduates. Who will write his 504 when he loses his IEP?

Gina-Marie writes – Help! My son with LD and an IEP is graduating from high school and I understand he will lose his IEP. Will he have a 504 now Continue Reading →