Level Up Your Child's IEP
Do you want to be heard at the IEP meeting? Do you want to feel empowered at the IEP table? Do you want to walk away from the IEP table with confidence that the team is on board and the IEP will be implemented? Do you want to know all the things you don't already know about the IEP? If you answered Yes to any or all of these questions, you are in the right place.
Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer and while I point to the Federal Law IDEA 2004, I am not offering or giving legal advice. I am just pointing to where I draw my information. None of these video tutorials are guaranteed to get any particular results.
Inital Evaluation and Reevaluation
In this training you will learn about the procedures to get an initial evaluation, what happens when the school denies the evaluation request, the timelines involved, and more! You will also get a PDF of the highlights of the video training.
Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance (aka Present Levels, PLAAFP, Current Levels, etc)
Attending an IEP Meeting
In this training you will learn who can and has to be invited to an IEP meeting, whether you have a say in time and place, whether someone can be excused or not allowed, and more! A bonus checklist of questions to ask at an IEP meeting is included!
What should be included in your child's present levels of academic achievement and functional performance, suggested ways of how to fill out this section and how this section is directly tied to Goals. Bonus PDF checklist included!
Parent Input Statement
Do you want your voice heard at the IEP meeting? Do you want the IEP team to know exactly what your goals are for your child? This is the training that will make that happen!
In this training you will learn how to have appropriate goals for your child based on data, how to involve the entire team in writing the goals, how the goals are directly tied to the PLAAFP, how many goals is too many, and much more! A PDF Goals checklist is also included.
Goals and Objectives
Want to get the whole team on board with not only writing excellent and appropriate accommodations and modifications but with implementing them? This is the training for you! A PDF checklist of steps to ensure excellent accommodations and modifications is included!
Accommodations and Modifications
Placement aka LRE
What should a progress report look like? Where should the information for the progress report come from? How often should I receive progress reports on my child's goals? Learn the answers to all these questions and get a PDF of sample excellent progress reports.
Placement is not a physical location. Have you seen all the options? Have you seen at least 3 options? Do you get to pick your favorite option? What drives placement? How can you be sure the placement is least restrictive? All of this and more is answered in this training.
What, if any, are the related services needed for your child? What are all the different types of related services that you or your child could benefit from? Are you, as a parent, entitled to some related services also? All these questions and more are answered in this training. Also included is a PDF of all the related services.