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IEP Meeting Survey: Share Your Experiences

My name is Kelli Sanderson. I am a doctoral student studying special education at Vanderbilt University. I am studying Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings and would like to learn more Continue Reading ?

Absences: WHAT IS THE NUMBER FOR EXCESSIVE ABSENCES?

Jenn:  Can someone define what it means by “excessive absences?” Is there a magic number?

Evaluations: INITIAL EVALUATION AND 18 YR OLD STUDENT RIGHTS

Patrick:  Question from the school end: We have an 18 year old student in our district whose separated parents have joint custody. Student was declassified several years ago (It was Continue Reading ?

Now Available! New Second Edition – Wrightslaw: All About Tests and Assessments, 2nd Edition

When a child is struggling at school, you need to find out why. Wrightslaw: All About Tests and Assessments, 2nd Edition will explain how. Learn more about the new Second Continue Reading ?

The Military Child: Law + Resources

Nearly 2 million children and youth are military-connected, with the largest group under 5 years of age. Approximately 20 percent or more have special needs. – National Institute of Child Continue Reading ?

Surviving Due Process: Stephen Jeffers v. School Board

Surviving Due Process: Stephen Jeffers v. School Board is a 2 hour film based on the true story of a young child with autism. This DVD takes you through a Continue Reading ?

Kids with Passing Grades Eligible for 504 Plans, IEPs? YES!

Did you know that kids with disabilities who get good grades may be eligible for 504 plans? Yes! The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) restated this fact AGAIN in their Continue Reading ?

Cool Tool: Read Aloud Toolkit – Free from ASHA

As part of the early intervention campaign, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and Read Aloud 15 MINUTES have just released this new free resource. Communicating With Baby: Tips and Milestones Continue Reading ?

When is Wrightslaw Coming to My City?

When is Wrightslaw Coming to My City? Answer… When you request and schedule one, click here for more information. At any one point in time three or four individuals and Continue Reading ?

Evaluations: CAN A PARENT REQUEST THE WISC?

Carl:  Can a parent request the district to administer the wisc in the psych eval?

Parent Rights: CAN THE SCHOOL HAVE MEETING WITHOUT ME?

Joyce:  If I miss a triennial component meeting, can the school have the meeting anyway without me present or are they supposed to reschedule? I sent response that I would Continue Reading ?

Transportation: TRANSPORTATION REIMBURSEMENT

Janie:  I am the CASA Advocate for a child who is in permanent state custody. His foster parent was driving him 106 miles per day to a school that could Continue Reading ?

Accommodations: EVIDENCE OF PROVISION OF ACCOMMODATIONS AND MODIFICATIONS

Tim:  Do the regular education teachers have to provide evidence/documentation of accommodations/modifications for ESE students in their classroom in the state of FL?

Tests and Assessments: STARR TESTING AND RETENTION

Michelle:  I am being told that my 5th grade daughter who is dyslexic and has a 504 has to take the Texas STARR test up to three times and then Continue Reading ?

Preschool: LRE IN PRESCHOOL

Victoria:  Our school has started a preschool classroom for children diagnosed with ASD and one for children with Behaviors. These students are placed in these two rooms away from their Continue Reading ?

College / Continuing Ed: COLLEGE PROFESSORS SAYS I’M NOT DOING MY OWN WORK

Donna:  I am a freshman student at a community college with asperger syndrome. I was confronted and questioned by my accounting professor that my project was good, “in fact too Continue Reading ?

Complaints: IEP TEAM WILL NOT LISTEN TO ME

Ildiko:  The team would not listen to my suggestions, asked them to include them in IEP documents, they make note either twisting what I said or not writing it down. Continue Reading ?

Now available on Amazon! Wrightslaw: Legal Developments & Cases 2016

2016 was a remarkable year in special education law! You must stay up-to-date on new cases and legal developments to advocate effectively. Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2016 Continue Reading ?

Wrightslaw Training Returning to Bowie, MD in 2018!

Registration Now Open! This May 4, 2018 Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw training program featuring Pete and Pam Wright, is being sponsored by Loud Voices Together Continue Reading ?

Back to School Sale Ends Today! Place Your Order Now

Final Day To Save 25% on All Wrightslaw Products! Find answers to questions, increase your knowledge, and sharpen your skills. Sale includes all Wrightslaw: Books E-books DVDs Multimedia Training Advocacy Continue Reading ?

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