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I live in California. My child has an IEP. He is the 10
I live in California. My child has an IEP. He is the 10 grader in high school with severed autism. He has 5 IEP goals with bench marks, modified school schedule, and Adaptive Physical Education servic… read more
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I just got the Notice of Meeting where the School District
I just got the Notice of Meeting where the School District invited my child's physician to the IEP Meeting without my knowledge or consents. The doctor and patient's information is private and confide… read more
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My 6 year old son has Down syndrome. No camps will accept
My 6 year old son has Down syndrome. No camps will accept him unless he has a paraprofessional. I was advised by his school that the board of education does not offer that service. My son has a tendency of running off. A paraprofessional will be with him at all times to secure his safety. What do I do? Can his IEP be change to accommodate this type of service? … read more
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Today at the IEP meeting, I brought up "My child has the
Today at the IEP meeting, I brought up "My child has the right to have a qualified certificate teacher. Since the teacher only holds Intern District Credential, I would like to know who supervises the… read more
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I live in California. My nephew has "Home Schooling" after
I live in California. My nephew has "Home Schooling" after school to support his learning. He is doing well with the home program. This is the offer from the District. To make sure the service is list… read more
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I live in California. My son's friend is in Special
I live in California. My son's friend is in Special Education. He is 15 years old with autism. His mentally is about 6 years old. When he gets anxious, he often gets out of his seat looking for someon… read more
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My son is due for his annual IEP. He is 10 and has Down
My son is due for his annual IEP. He is 10 and has Down Syndrome. My husband and I BOTH want to attend, but we are both in medicine and have rigorous schedules. We have come up with a day that everyon… read more
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My son is 14 years old, in 8th grade. We live in PA.
Hi, my son is 14 years old, in 8th grade. We live in PA. He has had an IEP for years, diagnoses - Autism & ADHD. In the last 1.5 years he's sustained 3 concussions. The most recent of which, was 8 wee… read more
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My multiply disabled son attends a specialized school in MD
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Can the attendance policy be waived if your child has an IEP
Can the attendance policy be waived if your child has an IEP and is diagnosed as bi-polar with severe anxiety.… read more
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The principal of my son who attends a catholic school in fairfax
The principal of my son who attends a catholic school in fairfax country, va, has informed us as his parents that a condition of his returning to the school next year (this is his 4th year and his has… read more
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Can the school hold an IEP without me, even though I ask for
Can the school hold an IEP without me, even though I ask for it to be cancelled? The meeting is over due and out of compliance. So I have been told they are holding it without me which is against my w… read more
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Can IEP state the minimum grade a child can earn? For example,
Can IEP state the minimum grade a child can earn? For example, is it legal to write in an IEP "Modify Grading, don't grade lower than a 60%"… read more
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What is ed code laws in special education that the teacher
What is ed code laws in special education that the teacher is responsible for goal progress report? and the code laws a written draft IEP must send home at least 3 days before the meeting?… read more
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I am the grandmother of a "special needs" child that is
I am the grandmother of a "special needs" child that is currently in the Co=LR2 program in the Issaquah School District. For the past year, after showing her "team" in, not only IEP meetings that her … read more
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We have an IEP meeting that was setup last week, but our expert
We have an IEP meeting that was setup last week, but our expert (and the person who evaluated our daughter) cannot make it at the time the school scheduled the meeting. She has offered other options, … read more
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