Tag Archives: Special Education

5+ Special Education Terms Parents Need to Know

FAPE ... LRE ... IDEA ... I confess: my children's IEPs read like they were written in a foreign language. It took me a while to figure out what I was even reading, let along what it all meant. But sp...

Respecting Parents’ Feelings in Special Education Planning: 8 Facts to Remember

I was sitting in one of those meetings where everyone wished they were someplace else. The fake smiles could not dissipate the thick fog of tension that impaired our vision. I, the parent of a child w...

11 Questions to Ask About Your Child’s Resource Room Placement

It sounds good on paper: your child with special learning needs in a mainstream classroom will get specialized help a few days a week from a special education teacher to reinforce concepts learned and...