Posts tagged with: iep

Do you remember your first IEP meeting?  Did you have a variety of feelings all at once? Scared.  Overwhelmed.  Nervous.  Angry.  Relieved. Did you blindly following the recommendations of the team?  Not having enough knowledge to know what questions to...
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In this episode we discuss how to get your struggling learner assistance from the school team. Sue and Susan offer tips and strategies on documenting your concerns, analyzing school data, and developing a plan to help your child overcome their...
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Your child is one of a kind.  Maybe every parent thinks that about their kid, but from the moment you realized that your child learns or moves or communicates differently, you’ve been hard at work, trying to figure out what...
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In the first episode of IEP for Parents™ meet the hosts Sue Memminger and Susan Magers as they discuss the guiding principles behind a new community for parents raising children with disabilities and special learning needs. They will talk about...
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I’ve never felt more alone than when I found out that my children had disabilities.  After all, I was surrounded by people with normal kids and seeing that their path wasn’t our path didn’t take rocket science. They were going...
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Your child learns differently. Perhaps you knew your child had a disability at birth, or they missed developmental milestones which led to an evaluation during the pre-K years. Many other parents don’t know their child has a disability until they...
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Why Knowledge Matters Although Sue and I didn’t know each other when our children were first diagnosed, we had many common experiences as we started our journeys. In the beginning, we were naive. We didn’t understand the language and jargon...
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Why This Matters to Us! We are moms of children with disabilities. We know navigating the public school system isn’t an easy process. We’ve spent the last twenty years dedicated to finding the best outcomes for not only our children,...
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