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Individualizing a Grading System for a Student With LD and an IEP

Get expert advice on working with your child's IEP team to develop a fair and equitable approach to grading.

What is an IEP?

Learn the ins and outs of an Individualized Education Program (IEP).

Tips for a Successful IEP Meeting

Learn what to do before, during and after an IEP meeting.

Special education: a practical primer

Learn about your rights and responsibilities, as well as what to expect, when you enroll your child in special education.

Services Beyond the School Year for Students With IEPs

Some students in special education are eligible for Extended School Year (ESY) services.

Accommodations, modifications, and alternate assessments: How they affect instruction and assessment

Your child may be eligible for modifications to help him succeed in the classroom - and on standardized tests.

It worked: Learning new vocabulary words

A resourceful mom shares her easy technique for helping her daughter master new terms.

Resources for Locating Electronic Text on the Internet: A Valuable Tool for Students with LD

Electronic resources can be extremely useful for students with LD. Find online and other electronic resources that can enhance your child's learning experience.

Parents' Top Tips for Managing Interpersonal Conflict as You Advocate for Your Child

Parents share tried-and-true tips for managing conflict with others when advocating for your child.

Transition Planning for Students With IEPs

Learn how this part of the IEP allows a teen in special education to outline goals that will help him achieve his post-high school plans.