Parents Prevailed – Episode 5

Parents Prevailed – Episode 5

In this episode of Parents Prevailed, we’ll be looking at a very unusual case resulting in an outcome that you don’t see every day in terms of special education IEP programs.  My client’s parents hired me when the student was in grade school, however, we’ll be...
Parents Prevailed – Episode 5

Parents Prevailed – Episode 4

In this week’s episode of “Parents Prevailed”, I’m going to talk about a student in the Corona-Norco Unified School District in California. This student was found eligible for an IEP under the category of Autism (Primary) and Speech and Language Disorder (Secondary). ...
Parents Prevailed – Episode 5

Parents Prevailed – Episode 3

In this week’s article, “Parents Prevailed” Episode 3, I’m going to talk about a student who attends High School in the Riverside Unified School District. He has an above-average IQ, and with my assistance, he was finally found eligible for special education services...
Parents Prevailed – Episode 5

Parents Prevailed – Episode 2

This week on Parents Prevailed Episode #2, I’m going to talk about a case in which I was able to have the district award the student a behavior aide, supervised by a BCBA and increase goals and service minutes for Occupational Therapy related services. At the time of...
Parents Prevailed – Episode 5

Parents Prevailed – Episode 1

I’m starting a new blog series to talk about all the successful wins we’ve gained for parents of children on an IEP.  A while ago I wrote on my Facebook page and talked about a case I had in which the parents prevailed in getting what their child needed to be...
Parent Signature, what does it mean?

Parent Signature, what does it mean?

There’s a lot of confusion regarding parent signature on the IEP. Depending upon what state you reside makes all the difference in the power of your consent to the IEP. According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), parental consent is required...
Why are assessments so important?

Why are assessments so important?

If you’ve been following me for a while, you probably have heard me talk about the crucial role that evaluations play in the development of your child’s special education program. In this article, you will learn how assessments/evaluations are used in the...