Introduction to Special Education

  The process of special education can feel overwhelming for parents already working hard to manage home and medical challenges. This presentation is for parents of students ages 3-21, with known or suspected disabilities, who may have unique educational needs that require additional supports and services through an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or a Section Read More

Parents as Partners with the School

  Parents partner with schools when they work together on a team to design and support an Individualized Education Program (IEP). The federal law that governs special education is the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The IDEA describes parent participation in the IEP process as a primary principle. However, not every meeting feels collaborative Read More

What is the Big IDEA Behind Inclusion Webinar

This webinar was recorded in the summer of 2018. About this Webinar – Topics will include: * Why inclusion is important in schools, classrooms and communities * What inclusion is and what it is not * Who is involved in making meaningful inclusion successful * Underpinnings in federal law Presented by, Jen Cole Director, Parent Read More