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"Forcing" Cued Speech on Students?

Many of you in the cueing community know about the furor over the Illinois School for the Deaf in Jacksonville, IL. For those of you who don’t, here’s a rundown: in 2011, the Illinois School for the Deaf started a pilot program that utilized Cued English in a bilingual program. 232 more words

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Day #149 - The IEP, Part 1

It’s the middle of the night.

I can’t sleep.

I don’t usually have troubles falling or staying asleep.  So what’s on my mind?

Yesterday, the yearly message, “We need to schedule your IEP meeting by February 24.” 904 more words

School Contexts and IEPs

Viewing a school as an ecosystem entails acknowledging its unique context. When it comes to providing special education services for students with disabilities, we tend to act as if schools are akin to controlled clinical settings where scientific interventions can be applied with fidelity. 219 more words


What is an IEP and Should I be Okay with My Child Having One?

Written by Teresa Woodruff

An IEP, or Individualized Education Program, is a specialized education plan developed by teachers, counselors, and specialists to help a child be more successful in the classroom. 384 more words

Art It Out Therapy Center

Your Kid is NOT That Bright

We’re ALL in denial when it comes to our kids.

You know that book/movie/episode of Sex and the City “He’s Just Not That Into You?” 1,728 more words


Individualized Education Program (IEP) 101

An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a document that provides specific educational goals appropriate for a student with a disability (specific learning disability, autism, hearing impairment, intellectual disabilities, etc.). 415 more words

Hurry Up and Wait... No More

Now that Wilma’s medications are under control and her behaviors are starting to improve, and many times we can go places and trust that she won’t throw shoes at strangers’ heads, we can finally begin intensive behavioral therapy. 249 more words