Improving Your Child’s IEP Month by Month
A monthly article series by Jacqueline Lembeck, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices, P.C.
In talking to parents of children with disabilities, I’ve realized that answering the question, “where do I begin?” is sometimes the hardest part. Navigating special education can feel like drowning in a sea of acronyms (IEP, RR, PTRE, NOREP, LEA . . .) or climbing an endless mountain of paperwork, or both! For those of you who have a resolution to make 2017 a more organized, successful, and peaceful year, this article series is for you! Month by month, I’ll discuss a way to improve your child’s IEP and give action items to focus your journey. It will still be a mountain, but I hope these tips will provide some trail markers along the way.
Catch up on the tips below!
January – Gather Your Documents
February – How to Read Special Education Documents
March – What to Do if You Need More Information
April – Requesting, Preparing for, and Attending an IEP Meeting
May – What Do I Do if I Disagree with an ESY Proposal?
June – Making Use of Apps and Technology at Home
July- How Do I Access Resources Outside of the School?
August – How do I Prepare for Back to School?