Did you move your elf on the shelf?

only a few more nights! for me....   I never moved the elf in the house!  I never had an elf in the house! Why I don't elf on the shelf....  I have enough commitments-  this time of year is one of my favorites because of how it is traditionally centered around family and kids.  … Continue reading Did you move your elf on the shelf?

Reviewing and Writing IEP Goals

We are half way through the school year. How is your child's progress toward their goals on their IEP?  Do you have recent feedback and progress reports about how your student is progressing for the year?  Have you had a conference recently? If you are happy with your child's progress; you should schedule an IEP … Continue reading Reviewing and Writing IEP Goals

5 Ways Public Schools Fail Special Needs Children

original blog post: How Schools Fail Special Needs Children In my original post regarding how the school system fails special needs children my primary focus was around communication.  Communication on multiple levels and capacities.  I have refined my list for five ways our public schools are failing special needs children. Thinking one size fits all … Continue reading 5 Ways Public Schools Fail Special Needs Children

Keeping an IEP after the Developmentally Delayed (DD) label is dropped when children turn 6.

When your child goes to Kindergarten they will age out of the Developmentally Delayed (DD) criteria of the IEP.  My son was classified DD and LI (language impaired) until this school year.  I knew what to expect within the process so I started in August and finished in January so that I could only have … Continue reading Keeping an IEP after the Developmentally Delayed (DD) label is dropped when children turn 6.

Transitioning to Kindergarten? Quick Tips to make your Transition a Success.

  Is your child graduating from Pre-K?!  It all happens so fast, you don't really think about it at the beginning of the year because it's still preschool then all of a sudden May comes and you get a graduation announcement!  My little guy is graduating from preschool and moving onto kindergarten.  No matter if … Continue reading Transitioning to Kindergarten? Quick Tips to make your Transition a Success.