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Are You Saving Your Child's IEP Documents? Two Items Never to Toss Out

Parents have most likely figured out that schools could save a tree by conserving some of the paper they hand out at any given IEP meeting. 857 more words

Disability Awareness

Chair of Wilmington Education Improvement Commission Tony Allen Clears The Air & My Thoughts On Special Education For The Commission

In a Facebook post on the “Solutions for Wilmington Schools” page, Wilmington Education Improvement Commission Chair Tony Allen addressed some concerns people were having, including myself… 1,864 more words

Special Education

August 7, 2015 Canvas Updates

Well here it is the end of the first week of August, and school is underway.  AND Canvas enrollment is underway.  Just wanted to take a few minutes and pass along some observations from this week. 655 more words


Does Minority Status Increase the Effect of Disability Status on Elementary Schoolchildren’s Academic Achievement?

The authors investigated whether children’s reading and mathematics growth trajectories from kindergarten to fifth grade inter-related, and to what extent disability and minority status interacted to predict their achievement trajectories. 124 more words

"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

Cued Speech

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