Category Archives: IEP Process

Humor in the IEP Process

It is IEP season in our home. We have meetings, conferences and Functional Behavioral Assessments. This is a stressful season for me. Today, I saw this on Facebook. I think I will be using this technique to deal with the … Continue reading

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Because it’s not just Asperger’s….

Because it’s not just Aspergers… School always highlights the struggles of having a high functioning child. Daniel seems pretty normal. Maybe I am just saying that because I am his mother and around him all the time and so he … Continue reading

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Straw Day

The boxes are all unpacked. Well as unpacked as they are going to be for a long time. Most of the pictures have been hung and there is a functioning kitchen and laundry room. As a result, the last week … Continue reading

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Happy Autism Awareness Day!

Today is National Autism Awareness Day. Autism impacts my family every day but today was our first IEP meeting at a new school district. A first time IEP with a new team is basically a review of all the ways … Continue reading

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New Kid in School

Being the parent of a child with an IEP makes me emotionally closer to my son. As we head to our first IEP meeting in our new school district, I have a sense of being the new kid in school. … Continue reading

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Just in Time!

Just in time for the start of school Gavin Bollard has a two part series on “Less Confrontational Strategies for Approaching Children with Aspergers Syndrome” and “Less Confrontational Strategies for Approaching Children with Asperger’s Syndrome during a Meltdown Event”. I love … Continue reading

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How to Handle Serious Issues at School: Dealing with the School

This is the final installment of a three part series. Please find the first two installments: 1.How to Handle Serious Issues at School or A Very Rough Week 2. How to Handle Serious Issues at School: Dealing with Daniel. Wednesday, … Continue reading

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