Test Scores Dropping – What Can You Do?

Did you receive academic test results for your child that were much lower than you expected? In some cases parents say they received no scores for certain subjects or were Continue Reading →

Test Scores Dropping – What Can You Do?

Did you receive academic test results for your child that were much lower than you expected? In some cases parents say they received no scores for certain subjects or were Continue Reading →

IEP FAQs: Do Nursing Services Belong in the IEP?

If a child is wheelchair-bound and needs a catheter, is this something that belongs in the IEP? Exactly whose responsibility is it to handle catheters for wheelchair-bound students? I would Continue Reading →

Is Child with Passing Grades Eligible for Special Ed Under IDEA?

My child has struggled in school for years. He hasn’t failed because we provide private tutoring and work with him at home. We asked the school for special ed services. Continue Reading →

Can the School be Forced to Evaluate a Child?

What can you do if a school team refuses to evaluate a child? What can you do if the school team insists that an evaluation will not provide relevant information Continue Reading →

Parent Involvement in Placement Decisions

My child attends school ‘out of district’ because our district had no program for a multiple needs-high needs student. He has one year left of school (age 20). Now the Continue Reading →

IEP FAQs: Can an IEP Meeting be Postponed?

Is there anything in the law that would prevent me from asking that my child’s annual IEP be postponed? The current accommodations are either not working or are not being Continue Reading →

IEP FAQs: Can More than one Disability Be Listed in an IEP?

I was told that only one disability can be documented in the IEP. My son has an IEP for ADHD. He also has a sleep disorder. After our high school Continue Reading →