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I want to be sure that every child achieves a Free and Appropriate Public Education and I am willing to help parents advocate for their children to this end.
Post in: Should kids with LD and other disabilities have to take standardized tests? May 19, 2010
Yes - the tests insure that the school is upholding their responsibility to teach all groups. The students that get tested are the ones that get... More »
Post in: Should the special education budget take the same cuts as the regular ed budget? May 19, 2010
IEP's (Individual ed program) must be implemented as written. An IEP is a contract - not subject to the availablity of resources. If a special ed... More »
Post in: Dyslexia and timed math tests (multiplication facts) May 18, 2010
First of all, if your son has an IEP that allows for extra time - extra time should be granted. An IEP is a contract and its contents are not negotiable.
Post in: Special Education Not Granted May 11, 2010
Send your letter to the TEAM chairperson and cc the principal and sped director. Your letter can be as simple as: Date Dear... More »
Post in: Special Education Not Granted May 1, 2010
When was he last evaluated by the school? If it was within the last 12 months, you can ask for an indpendent evaluation paid for by the district,... More »